Rabat - France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy is said to have chosen the city of Marrakech in order to spend the New Year's Eve celebrations.

King Juan Carlos & Queen Sofia Receive Nicolas Sarkozy & Carla Bruni...MADRID, SPAIN - APRIL 27: Carla Bruni Sarkozy and Nicolas Sarkozy are received by Spanish Royals at El Pardo Palace on April 27, 2009 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Fotonoticias/Getty Images)