Sarkozy: Boycotting Beijing Olympic not right way

French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who on an official visit to Austria, said Friday boycotting the Beijing Olympic 2008 was not the right way.

At a press conference held here, Sarkozy said the forthcoming Beijing Olympic Games is a "very serious" theme and people should promote an international dialogue with the political leadership in Beijing instead of easily boycotting this big international sport event.

Austrian Federal Chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer said "I basically do not think it is a good idea to boycott Olympics."

During Sarkozy's visit, he discussed with Austrian leaders the problem of European integration, the use and exploitation of nuclear energy as well as some other internal and international affairs


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