President Nicolas Sarkozy is meeting the French-Colombian politician at the Villacoublay military air base south of Paris. The welcome is being shown live on French television.France is to throw Betancourt, her family and supporters a party in the presidential palace Friday.Betancourt was campaigning for Colombia’s presidency when she was kidnapped in 2002. Her captivity prompted widespread concern in France, where she grew up and where her children live. Her release Wednesday in a Colombian military operation cause for celebration around France.
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