Last September, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, was asked if he would release an Iranian agent convicted of murdering a former Iranian prime minister on French soil in exchange for the freedom of a French student held by Iran.
No, he said. That’s blackmail. The French President then summoned some television-friendly indignation. Do you really believe I’m a man who would swap a murderer for a French student, whose only crime was speaking the Iranian language? he asked.
Now we have the answer.
Here’s the tape: