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TRIPOLI, July 11 (Reuters) - Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, a son of the Libyan leader, said his father's administration was in talks with the French government, according to an interview published on Monday in an Algerian newspaper.
"The truth is that we are negotiating with France and not with the rebels," the El Khabar newspaper quoted Saif al-Islam as saying in an interview in Tripoli.
Gaddafi’s regime had promised to release a “serious secret” on the election of Nicolas Sarkozy, a secret that could lead to his downfall. On Wednesday we saw. Well, almost. According to the dictator’s son, Saif al-Islam, Libya had sponsored the presidential campaign of the current head of state,
“Sarkozy must return the money he agreed to Libya to finance his campaign. It is we who have funded his campaign, and we have proof. “
"Our envoy to (Nicolas) Sarkozy said that the French president was very clear and told him 'We created the (rebel) council, and without our support, and money, and our weapons, the council would have never existed'," it quoted Saif al-Islam as saying.