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French President last week sent a medical team to Ukraine on board a state-owned private jet to attend to one of his sons, Pierre.
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Jacques Chirac was president of France between 1995 and 2007 and as such enjoyed legal immunity.
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African leaders gave former French president briefcases full of cash, notably to finance election campaigns.
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Chirac is accused of paying members of his party for non-existent municipal jobs in Paris.
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Jacques Chirac`s embezzlement trial opens on Monday with his lawyers arguing that the French former president is too unwell to attend but insisting that the case must still go ahead.
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Former French president Jacques Chirac
will not attend his corruption trial opening in Paris on
Monday on medical grounds, his lawyers said on Saturday.
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Former president Jacques Chirac was charged with embezzling public funds.
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Jacques Chirac became the first former French president to go on trial.
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Jacques Chirac is accused of using public money to pay his party people.
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Former French president Jacques Chirac is to be tried on allegations that he gave 21 political allies false contracts as ghost workers in Paris city hall, his office announced on Friday.
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