In addition, Sarkozy advocated an increased role for Brazil in global affairs. Sarkozy said that he will help bring more attention to Brazilian proposals at the next G20 summit in April. The French president also discussed about the U.N.:
Sarkozy…earlier backed Brazil's claim to a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, saying the country had a vital role to play in global decision-making during the financial crisis.Image- BBC News
"I'm being honest when I say we need Brazil in world governance," he said.
“I think we need Brazil as a permanent member of the Security Council."
(Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva) has made obtaining a permanent council seat for Brazil one his major foreign policy goals.
Online Sources- The Latin Americanist, TVNZ, CNN, Reuters