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French spy still refuses to apologise for fatal Rainbow Warrior bombing

In an interview with New Zealand media on the 32nd anniversary of the infamous sinking of the Greenpeace boat which was due to mount a protest against France's nuclear tests in the south Pacific Ocean, Christine Cabon, a retired French intelligence officer who took part in the operation, admitted the attack, which caused the death of an onboard photographer, was a 'terrorist' act.

Exclusive: the ‘regrets’ of French agent who sank the Rainbow Warrior


The French naval frogman who sank the Greenpeace boat Rainbow Warrior in New Zealand in July 1985, causing the death of photographer Fernando Pereira, has spoken publicly for the first time. Jean-Luc Kister, who was ordered to sink the boat that took part in protests against France's nuclear tests in the Pacific, has given a long interview to Mediapart's editor-in-chief, Edwy Plenel, the journalist who broke the story of French involvement in the attack 30 years ago. This interview is published simultaneously with a public apology given by Kister on New Zealand state television.