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France: Sarkozy released after questioning over campaign funding00:47

France: Sarkozy released after questioning over campaign funding

France, Paris
March 21, 2018 at 18:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

French President Nicolas Sarkozy was released from Paris' Judiciary Police offices in Nanterre in the hours of Wednesday, after having been 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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French President Nicolas Sarkozy was released from Paris' Judiciary Police offices in Nanterre in the hours of Wednesday, after having been 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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