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


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.