Gaddafi funding of Sarkozy election campaign: the proof

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Mediapart can reveal compelling new evidence that President Nicolas Sarkozy's successful 2007 election campaign was partly funded by former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. An official document written by a senior figure in Libya in 2006 and recently obtained by Mediapart states that the regime approved payment of 50 million euros to back Sarkozy's campaign.