wednesday, 2 july of 2014

Sarkozy says he never committed “an act contrary to the rule of law”

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Sarkozy says he never committed "an act contrary to the rule of law"

The president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, said Wednesday he never committed contrary to the rule of law act.

“Everything is done to give a picture of me that does not conform to reality,” said the former president, according to excerpts of a television interview to be broadcast simultaneously on the news of “TF1″ chain and the station ” Europe 1 “at 18H00 GMT.

“In our country, the country of Human Rights, the French must judge what is.’ve Never committed an act contrary to Republican principles or the rule of law. Came time to explain,” Sarkozy was quoted as saying Le Monde.

Likewise, said yesterday (Tuesday) night was booked but was convinced to go out and speak publicly because, in his words, is deeply shocked.

Reactions

Although world leaders have stayed out of the case of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, the French Government has made it clear that in its complaint for the offenses of active bribery, trading in influence and the concealment of violation of professional secrecy must prevail justice.

French President François Hollande, said on Wednesday the principles of “judicial independence” and “presumption of innocence” that must be enforced in the country, respecting the legal status, said the government spokesman, Stéphane Le Foll.At the end of the weekly cabinet meeting, Prime French president emphasized that from the beginning of his term “the two major principles on which action is based are the independence of justice and the presumption of innocence” the spokesman said.

Controversy

The controversial French president was arrested on Tuesday after giving testimony on insider trading and violation of investigation secrecy. This is not the first judicial scandal has splashed: illegal funding of political campaigns and a controversial love affair are some of the issues that have become the target of criticism.

(Published by laInfo.es - July 2, 2014)

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