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France: Press gathers outside Judiciary Police offices as Sarkozy questioned over campaign funding00:32

France: Press gathers outside Judiciary Police offices as Sarkozy questioned over campaign funding

France, Paris
March 20, 2018 at 03:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

Press gathered outside Paris' Judiciary Police offices in Nanterre as former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was questioned over allegations that he received illegal funding from the government of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to fund his presidential campaign in 2007.

Sarkozy was taken in custody earlier in the day over allegations that Gaddafi paid as much as 50 million ($62 million) to fund his election campaign.

Sarkozy and his associates have denied allegations.

France: Press gathers outside Judiciary Police offices as Sarkozy questioned over campaign funding00:32
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Press gathered outside Paris' Judiciary Police offices in Nanterre as former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was questioned over allegations that he received illegal funding from the government of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to fund his presidential campaign in 2007.

Sarkozy was taken in custody earlier in the day over allegations that Gaddafi paid as much as 50 million ($62 million) to fund his election campaign.

Sarkozy and his associates have denied allegations.

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