the source seems to be Emmanuel Arbey, director of Digital Electronique Accessoire (whatever that is). and the article is poorly written because it says:
"S'il est Â«trop tÃ´tÂ» pour donner des chiffres, il avoue que Nintendo a Â«rÃ©ussi Ã amener vers le jeu des gens qui n'auraient jamais achetÃ© de consolesÂ». Au total 700.000 Wii se sont vendues en France."
" If it's too soon to give out numbers, he admits that nintendo has managed to bring to video games people who would have never bought home console". In total, 7000 000 Wii have been sold in France."
20 Minutes is an equivalent of Metro, a free newspaper handed out in the subway, and it is talking about the IDEF (International digital entertainment festival) in Cannes, France