France's Sarkozy seeks EU carbon tax, truck tax

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PARIS, Oct 25 (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday urged the European Commission to consider taxing prouducts from countries that do not respect the Kyoto protocol on global warming and pledged a tax on trucks crossing France. "We have to study the possibility of taxing products from countries that do not respect the Kyoto protocol," Sarkozy said in a speech closing a special congress on environemental policy. "I propose that trucks which cross France and use our ...

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