Police finish questioning ex-president Sarkozy

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PARIS – The French police on Wednesday the trial of former president Nicolas Sarkozy ended. Judges are now considering whether they have a formal investigation into allegations of illegal financing of an election campaign is supposed to start, said a source close to the case.

Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy was Wednesday for a second full day to the test by the police. It came to accusations, to investigate his election campaign in 2007 was financed by the former Libyan leader Muammar Kaddafi.

So claimed a Franco-Libyan businessman in 2016 that he has three suitcases with money from Kaddafi to Sarkozy had transferred. It would go to 5 million euro. Sarkozy has always denied that he had the money of the Libyan dictator has been adopted.

Often the target

Sarkozy was often the target of legal investigation. Last year, he had a right to justify for the financing of his election campaign for the presidency in 2012. That funding would be illegal.

The conservative Sarkozy was president from 2007 to 2012. He lost the elections of 2012, the socialist François Hollande.

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