The French foreign Ministry will consider legal steps against the Ex-Bodyguard of the French President, Emmanuel Macron. Alexandre Benalla to have to end his activities for the Élyséepalast his diplomatic passports used.

a report by the investigative online portal “media part was gone,” according to Benalla in the past few months, with a diplomatic passport in various African countries entered the country. In September, Benalla, said before the Senate, to have passports in his office in the Élyséepalast left.

In the summer, the so-called affair Benalla had caused a great stir in France. Benalla was at a Demonstration on 1. May was officially, as an observer of a police operation, but against young people. According to media revelations in July he had to leave the Élyséepalast.

travel to Chad threw questions

A trip Benallas in Chad was raised in the middle of the week already questions. Benalla was traveled at the beginning of December, shortly before a state visit Macrons in the African country. Nevertheless, he Reports that Chadian President Idriss Déby met.

The Élyséepalast said: “whatever Mr Benalla, he is not an official or unofficial emissary of the President. If he represents himself as such, he is mistaken.” Benalla denied, to have during his trip on such a function is called. He had been there for professional reasons.

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