Nicolas Sarkozy, January 22, 2021 in Paris.
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He will finally speak.
Sentenced Monday to three years in prison, one of which was closed for corruption and influence peddling in the so-called wiretapping affair, a decision he will appeal, Nicolas Sarkozy will be the guest on Wednesday at the
The former president will respond live to questions from presenter Gilles Bouleau, an interview also broadcast on LCI, the TF1 news channel.
First president sentenced
Withdrawn from politics since 2016 but still very popular on the right one year before the next presidential election, Nicolas Sarkozy became on Monday the first former president of the Fifth Republic sentenced to prison: one year for corruption and influence peddling in the so-called wiretapping affair.
The former head of state has always claimed to have never committed "the slightest act of corruption", and will appeal against his three-year prison sentence, two of which are suspended - a flexible sentence.
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