By Martin Millete WATCH RELATED VIDEO Submit Former French president and candidate for Les Republicans (LR) party primary Nicolas Sarkozy speaks during a meeting of young Republicans on August 27, 2016 in Le Touquet. Sarkozy launched a bid on August 22 to win back the French presidency, announcing he would seek his party's nomination to run in next year's election. France's right-wing Les Republicains (LR) party primaries take place on November 20 and 27. Advertisement © 2017 HNGN, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission. Advertisement 0 COMMENTS CLOSE COMMENT Get HNGN's Top Stories Newsletter Everyweek You have already subscribed. Thank you.