The Paris meeting today was seen as an effort to pressure incumbent President Hamid Karzai amid the review of more than 1,000 complaints of voting fraud.
Omar Bongo represented Paris's last old-style dictator in Africa. Two French presidents attended his funeral Tuesday.
French and British envoys Wednesday urged a halt to fighting as concerns deepen about 50,000 trapped civilians.
The French president starts a Mideast tour Monday. Can he broker an end to another major crisis?
The outgoing Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel may have to withdraw from the West Bank if it wants peace with Palestinians, making Tzipi Livni's job of building a new government coalition with hard-liners much more difficult.
The move shows a willingness to act on common goals despite deteriorating relations.
It gingerly considers how to set consequences for Russia and maintain cooperation.
A Rwandan report this week charged Paris with complicity in the 1994 genocide.
Sarkozy is delivering on his promise to break with the past.
Afghans sought help for its $50 billion five-year plan as donors met in Paris June 12.