Nicolas Sarkozy denies 'crazy, monstrous' Libya funding allegations

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French ex-president says there is no proof he received millions in illegal election campaigning

The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has denounced allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal election campaign funding from the regime of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi as “crazy” and “monstrous”.

“There is no proof … not even the slightest beginning of any proof,” Sarkozy told French TV after he was placed under formal investigation for illegal campaign financing, accepting bribes and the misappropriation of Libyan state funds over allegations that he received the illegal funding from Gaddafi for his election in 2007.

Related: French inquiry opens into allegations Gaddafi funded Sarkozy 2007 campaign

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