Sarkozy trial to resume after co-defendant declared fit for trial

The corruption trial against former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is to resume after one of the other defendants, Gilbert Azibert, was declared fit for trial on Thursday, the news agency AFP reported.The trial was suspended shortly after it commenced on Monday, following a request by Azibert due to personal health reasons. He was not in court on Monday.A medical opinion has now found the 73-year-old lawyer is fit for trial, and the court session is to continue on Monday, AFP reported from the court room.Sarkozy is accused of corruption and influence-peddling, together with his long-time law…

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