Hollande denies influencing judiciary on Sarkozy

(AGI) Paris, July 14 - French President Francois Hollande hasfirmly denied ever putting pressure on magistrates within theframework of the corruption scandal involving former president,Nicolas Sarkozy. In a speech made at celebrations for July 14,the president said, "Not only have I ever done this, but theidea would never even have crossed my mind, since it is totallyagainst the idea of democracy and my sense of responsibility.". .

(AGI) Paris, July 14 - French President Francois Hollande hasfirmly denied ever putting pressure on magistrates within theframework of the corruption scandal involving former president,Nicolas Sarkozy. In a speech made at celebrations for July 14,the president said, "Not only have I ever done this, but theidea would never even have crossed my mind, since it is totallyagainst the idea of democracy and my sense of responsibility.". .