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Mitterrand's Son

NPR's Sarah Chayes reports from Paris that French authorities have jailed a son of the late president Francois Mitterrand on suspicion of illegal arms sales to Angola. Jean-Christophe Mitterrand, once his father's adviser for African affairs, is being investigated for influence peddling, complicity in arms trafficking and money laundering. The jailing of Jean-Christophe Mitterrand has raised questions about France's long and complicated history of ties with Africa.

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