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President Francois Hollande says wants France to host 2024 Olympic Games

French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that he was in favour of France applying to host the Olympic Games in 2024, and that the country was a candidate to host the World Expo the following year.

Paris: French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that he was in favour of France applying to host the Olympic Games in 2024, and that the country was a candidate to host the World Expo the following year.

"Yes, France will apply for the World Expo. That`s 50 million visitors," Hollande said during a live question-and-answer session on TF1 TV. "And, for the 2024 Olympic Games, I am in favour of the city of Paris presenting its candidacy, if it decides to do so."

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