Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to one year

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to one year

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Category : International Published on: October 02 2021

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·         Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been found guilty of illegally funding his 2012 re-election and sentenced to one year in prison by a French court on September 30, 2021.

·         Nicolas Sarkozy served as President of France from 2007 to 2012.

·         In the 2012 elections, he was defeated by the Socialist Party's François Hollande by a margin of 3.2 percent of the vote.

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