Carlos Ghosn has felt let down by France - The Point

Despite his newfound freedom, he mulls over, and loses no opportunity to know in the press. Since his release from prison in Japan, and his unlikely escape from

Carlos Ghosn has felt let down by France - The Point

Despite his newfound freedom, he mulls over, and loses no opportunity to know in the press. Since his release from prison in Japan, and his unlikely escape from the country to Lebanon, Carlos Ghosn had always refused to take on France for its lack of involvement in the case bearing his name, which started there are now more than two and a half years. But this time seems to be over. In an interview given to the channel Al-Arabiya, relayed by Le Parisien, the former boss of the Renault has ensured that felt let down by France.

In December 2019, the secretary of State to the minister of the Economy Agnès Pannier-Runacher reminded on France Inter that Carlos Ghosn was "a citizen like others," which was in no way " above the law ". The French State, however, a shareholder of Renault, has always been keen to keep his distance from the former leader of the group for the diamond. "Regardless of the fact that I was the CEO of a large company, or that I played a major role in the French economy : the French authorities have felt that it had no importance ", was launched by the businessman franco-lebanese.

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Lebanon vs. France

During his now famous press conference he held on January 8, 2020 after his arrival to Beirut, Carlos Ghosn had assured : "I do not ask anything to the French government. Since the French government has said the presumption of innocence, I think. "The tone has now changed :" I think for my part that they have given me as much support as any French citizen, or even less, " says now former boss.

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After his pique against France, Carlos Ghosn has held to thank the Lebanon. "The only level of government that I have supported is that of Lebanon. They have done everything they could and have interfered in the case in Japan. Even if their accusations were true, there should be other ways to communicate ", he says. "I don't need to protect me in this country, and I do not think that the lebanese government is against me," he added.

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Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 10:33

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