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Muammar Gaddafi Financing: New Twist in the Sarkozy Camp

Suspected of having received funds from the Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi, to fuel the 2007 campaign of Nicolas Sarkozy, Thierry Gaubert, a close collaborator of the former French president was indicted Friday, for “association of criminals “.

For “criminal association”, the former collaborator of Nicolas Sarkozy, Thierry Gaubert, was indicted Friday, January 31, in the investigation into suspicions of financing of the 2007 campaign of Nicolas Sarkozy by the late Mouammar Gaddafi, learns- your.


Thierry Gaubert, 68, is suspected of having received funds from the Libyan regime of Muammar Gaddafi, which could have fueled Nicolas Sarkozy’s campaign. The transfer would have been made by a company belonging to Ziad Takieddine which would be nothing other than an intermediary between the ex-allies.

The judges have been investigating since April 2013 the harsh Sarkozy case formulated by ex-Libyan dignitaries. In this case, Nicolas Sarkozy was indicted on March 21, 2018 for “passive corruption”, “illegal financing of electoral campaign” and “concealment of Libyan public funds”.

This dark chapter of Sarkozy is obviously not yet finished. The former secretary general of the Elysée, Claude Guéant and Eric Woerth, the former campaign treasurer were also indicted.

The Paris Court of Appeal, seized by Nicolas Sarkozy, must examine in March its request to cancel its indictment.


Written by How Africa

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