Former Interior Minister Charles Pasqua died Monday at the age of 88. Symbolic figure of the French right, pillar years Chirac, former Senator of Hauts-de-Seine had retired from politics in 2011, forty-three years after his first election as an MP.
Always regularly consulted by the caciques of the UMP, Nicolas Sarkozy and particularly by Charles Pasqua had appeared for the last time in public on May 30 at the conference that transformed the party into Republicans. Visibly suffering, he explained to want to miss this day “for the world.” . The last years of the old fighter have been obscured by the business succession and trials
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