Sarkozy snubs Hollande's invite to fly with him to Nelson Mandela funeral

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Hollande and his predecessor will fly in separate government jets to avoid spending lengthy flight together to and from South Africa.

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When François Hollande invited his Right-wing predecessor to share his French presidential jetliner to fly to Nelson Mandela’s funeral, it was hailed as a gesture of reconciliation in keeping with the late South African leader, reports The Daily Telegraph.