Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in prison on corruption charges.
The news agency says that a court has sentenced former President Nicolas Sarkozy. Nicolas Sarkozy was accused of corruption and illegal influence.
According to the news agency, Nicolas Sarkozy was accused of offering to help a judge investigating the election campaign funding get a higher position in exchange for providing classified information.
A French court has sentenced Sarkozy to three years in prison if convicted, but two years will be suspended.
It should be noted that the suspension of the two-year sentence means that former President Sarkozy will not go to jail for a one-year sentence.