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Sarkozy's lawyer says former French president to appeal corruption conviction

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will appeal his conviction for corruption and influence peddling, which saw him handed a three-year prison sentence on Monday, his lawyer said. Sarkozy's lawyer Jacqueline Laffont called the verdict "extremely severe" and "totally unfounded and unjustified", adding that the former president was "calm but determined to continue to prove his innocence" (COMPLETES VIDI9426PC_EN, VIDI9424BQ_EN, VIDI94267R_EN, VIDI94232G_EN, VIDI9427C3_EN, VIDI9427XK_EN, VIDI9428XY_EN)

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