A combination made on November 26, 2012 shows three file pictures, one taken on July 2, 2012 showing outgoing UMP general secretary Jean-Francois Cope (L), the other one of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy taken March 9, 2012 in Nice, and the last one of former French Prime minister Francois Fillon taken on September 22, 2011 in Paris. Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy was set on November 26, 2012 to wade into a bitter leadership battle that is threatening the future of France's main right-wing opposition party, the UMP. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON / VALERY HACHE / JACQUES DEMARTHON
President of committee 'Reve d'enfants 2014' Karin Rudnicki-Schlumberger and Jean-Francois Cope with his wife Nadia attend the Matinee 'Reve d'enfants' with Opera 'Casse Noisette'. Organized by AROP at Opera Bastille on December 7, 2014 in Paris, France.
President of the UMP Jean-Francois Cope, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Nadine Morano depart from UMP headquarters after an extraordinary meeting of UMP right-wing opposition party July 8, 2013 in Paris, France. Sarkozy made his first political appearance since failing to secure a second term in office in May 2012 as he attended a party meeting for the troubled UMP party.