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World Wiretapping affair: "Stupefaction" and "sadness" on the right after the conviction of Sarkozy

23:52  01 march  2021
23:52  01 march  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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The right denounces a judicial harassment against Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to three years in prison, one of which is closed

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"Stupefaction" and "sadness" in the face of a "judicial relentlessness": the right reacted with virulence Monday the conviction of Nicolas Sarkozy to three years in prison, one of which is closed for "corruption" in the so-called "wiretapping" affair.

"The severity of the sentence adopted is absolutely disproportionate and indicative of the judicial harassment of an already highly contested institution. All light should be shed on the methods and independence of the PNF "(National Financial Prosecutor's Office), LR president Christian Jacob said on Twitter .

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"An extremely harsh sentence in a particularly weak case"

The boss of senators LR Bruno Retailleau deplored "an extremely harsh sentence in a particularly weak case". "All avenues of appeal must be used so that he can wash his honor and that the whole truth be made," said Hauts-de-France president (ex-LR) Xavier Bertrand.

His Hauts-de-France counterpart Valérie Pécresse wished that Nicolas Sarkozy could "make his truth heard on appeal". “His life is a series of trials that he overcame with energy and courage. Once again, he will be able to demonstrate it ”, launched the boss of deputies LR Damien Abad.

The PNF targets criticism

"It's a lot of sadness, I find that things have gone very severely," said on franceinfo the mayor LR of Chalon-sur-Saône Gilles Platret, and the vice-president LR of the National Assembly Annie Genevard said she was "stunned" by providing "support" and "friendship" to Nicolas Sarkozy.

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 Judged in December in the so-called "Paul Bismuth tapping" affair, Nicolas Sarkozy will be fixed on his fate this Monday, by the Paris court. The National Financial Prosecutor's Office requested four years in prison, two of which were suspended against the former President of the Republic . But the stake of this verdict is as much judicial as political, because even retired, Nicolas Sarkozy remains nonetheless a tutelary figure to the right of the political spectrum.

For the LR deputy of the Alpes Maritimes Eric Ciotti also "this ordeal (...) is only one stage in a legal process which is far from over". Eure-et-Loir MP Olivier Marleix said he was "stunned by the heaviness of the sentence while the PNF did not provide any evidence". "In 2017 already the choices of the PNF decided the presidential election", added Olivier Marleix, in allusion to the investigation for suspicion of fictitious jobs opened for François Fillon, then candidate of the right who had not exceeded the first tower.

The National Gathering also in support

On the National Gathering side, Vice-President Jordan Bardella joked about “the Republic of Judges” and “their very questionable procedures”. "If you doubted that in France, justice can be political you now have the answer", launched the MEP RN Thierry Mariani while his colleague Gilbert Collard estimated that "even if Nicolas Sarkozy appeals, even if he is released, he is marked by the hot iron of condemnation "and" it is the outright elimination of a potential appeal for The Republicans ".

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"I find all this terrible for the image of France" and "I am very hostile to judicial harassment," said RN spokesman Sébastien Chenu. The boss of Debout la France Nicolas Dupont-Aignan denounced him a "double standards", indignant: "when will justice be so severe with delinquents who deal in drugs and attack our police officers? "

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Nicolas Sarkozy was sentenced ... under a false name .
© Reuters In the decision condemning Nicolas Sarkozy for corruption, the former president's surname was never spelled correctly. He may well be the most famous litigant - and the most scrutinized? - from France, the judges do not know how to write his name. In the judgment rendered against him on March 1, by the 32 correctional chamber of the Paris court, the patronymic of the former president is never spelled correctly.

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