Michele Alliot-Marie, here as she still was secretary of defence, resigns over accepting gifts from North African regimes at a time of unrest in the region.
It is unusual for a French politician to resign because of a conflict of interests, but Michele Alliot-Marie, France's foreign minister, has quit over a series of gaffes, chiefly her ties to Tunisia's ousted dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. That Alliot-Marie, a truly vetran French politician "chosed" to give her resignation to the president is looking more that she must have been pushed by Sarkozy, who has seen his own popularity plummet and is trying to "clean up" his government ahead of next year's presidential election.
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