Top Macron aide Alexis Kohler faces French corruption inquiry

Top Macron aide Alexis Kohler faces French corruption inquiry
 

French President Emmanuel Macron's chief of staff, Alexis Kohler, is under investigation for alleged influence-peddling and conflict of interest.
The financial prosecutor's office said it was checking whether Mr Kohler had breached civil service rules when he was handling issues relating to the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC).
He has denied wrongdoing. His family has links with Italian-Swiss MSC.
He and Mr Macron both studied at the elite institutions Sciences Po and ENA.
Mr Kohler, 45, is one of the president's closest aides. The Elysée Palace dismissed the allegations against Mr... read more

 
4 June 2018 in World News, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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