Police Look Into Sarkozy Assassination Plot - Report

World | February 29, 2012, Wednesday // 15:03
Bulgaria: Police Look Into Sarkozy Assassination Plot - Report France`s President and UMP party candidate for the 2012 French presidential elections Nicolas Sarkozy arrives on stage during during a political rally in Montpellier, France, 28 February 2012. EPA/BGNES

French police are reportedly investigating an assassination plot against the country's President Nicolas Sarkozy.

A man that "created the impression of being insane" has called Bordeaux's police station more that ten times, insulting the French President and claiming that he has been paid a "considerable amount of money to assassinate him," RIA Novosti says, citing Sud-Ouest.

Sarkozy is expedcted to visit Bordeaux on Saturday to meet his supporters. Since his campaign to get re-elected kicked off, he has made similar visits to Marseille, Lille, Montpellier and other cities.

On Monday, it emerged that a group of suspects have been arrested by Russian and Ukrainian special services on suspicions of attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is running for a third term as President.

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