French politician Cope claims victory in a close election vote to head the UMP political party during a news conference at their headquarters in Paris

 
French politician Cope claims victory in a close election vote to head the UMP political party during a news conference at their headquarters in Paris
French politician Jean-Francois Cope (C) claims victory in a close election vote to head the UMP political party during a news conference at their headquarters in Paris November 18, 2012. France's UMP party members voted on Sunday to select its leader between current Secretary-General Cope and former Prime Minister Francois Fillon. Both Cope and Fillon have claimed victory as leader of the UMP political party. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier