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Sarkozy pledges Haiti support
Protesters say France owes Haiti billions of dollars in reparations.
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2010 01:58 GMT

France says it will give $400m of aid to Haiti over two years to help rebuild the quake-hit country.

President Nicolas Sarkozy announced the aid package during a historic visit to Port-au-Prince.

He is the first French head of state to visit Haiti, which won independence from France more than 200 years ago.

Al Jazeera's Sebastian Walker reports.

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