Revealed: the 2007 notebook that detailed Sarkozy's Libyan election funding

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A small handwritten notebook kept by a senior figure in Muammar Gaddafi's regime in Libya details three secret payments made to Nicolas Sarkozy's team during the 2007 French presidential election, Mediapart can reveal. The notebook, kept by former Libyan oil minister Shukri Ghanem, was discovered after the latter's death in 2012 and its contents have been examined by French investigating judge Serge Tournaire, who is probing claims of illegal funding of Sarkozy's election by the Libyan regime.