French Elite on Trial The Sordid Tale of 'Angolagate'

Corruption, arms sales and a civil war in Africa: France's biggest ever bribery scandal sees 42 leading figures of the French business and political world on trial. They are accused of being involved in a murky network said to have facilitated the illegal transport of arms to Angola in the 1990s.
French senator and former Interior minister Charles Pasqua arrives for the opening of the "arms-to-Angola" trial

French senator and former Interior minister Charles Pasqua arrives for the opening of the "arms-to-Angola" trial

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