Local members and elected officials of the conservative UMP political party watch a taped television and radio interview on the TF1 evening news broadcast of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, ... more 
Local members and elected officials of the conservative UMP political party watch a taped television and radio interview on the TF1 evening news broadcast of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, as they gather in the studios of France Inter radio, in Lyon July 2, 2014. Former French President Sarkozy gives an interview to French television TF1 and Europe 1 radio after being placed under formal investigation on suspicions he tried to use his influence to thwart an investigation of his 2007 election campaign. REUTERS/Robert Pratta (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) less 
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