HUFFINGTON POST
01/29/2014 10:58 am ET

Gaddafi Funded ‘Mentally Deficient' Sarkozy, Interview Claims

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A French television programme is set to reveal a potentially damming audio recording in which the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi claims he helped bankroll former French president Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential campaign.

In the recorded interview, which France 3 TV said it would broadcast on Wednesday, Gaddafi insults Sarkozy and says the decision to fund a French presidential election was part of his political strategy.

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