Witness drops claim ex-French president took Libyan millions

A leading witness retracted Wednesday allegations that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy took millions in cash from Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi for his 2007 election campaign.French-Lebanese businessman, Ziad Takieddine, had claimed he delivered suitcases carrying a total of five million euros from Tripoli to Sarkozy’s chief of staff in 2006 and 2007.The ex-president jumped on the first reports from BFM TV and Paris Match saying: “The truth is out at last.””For seven and a half years, the investigation has not discovered the slightest proof of any illegal financing whatsoever,” he po…

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