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French parliament speaker charged over property deal
By Anne-Pascale REBOUL and Julia PAVESI with Clare Byrne in Paris
ATTENTION - ADDS details on property, background ///
Lille, France, Sept 12, 2019 (AFP) - French President Emmanuel Macron stuck by his close ally and speaker of parliament Richard Ferrand on Thursday after he was charged with conflict of interest over a property deal involving his wife.
The allegations against Ferrand first emerged in 2017, c ...