French ex-PM Balladur should get suspended sentence say prosecutors

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They also said the 91-year old, tried on charges he used kickbacks from 1990s arms deals to help finance a presidential bid in what has become known as the Karachi affair, should also pay a fine of 50,000 euros.

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Prosecutors in the corruption trial for former French prime minister Édouard Balladur on Tuesday called for him to be sentenced to a one-year suspended prison term, reports RFI.