Former senior security officer Alexandre Benalla next to French President Emmanuel Macron during a visit to the Paris International Agricultural Show in February. Photo: Reuters

Fired bodyguard contradicts French president’s office about contacting Macron

  • Presidency has tried to distance itself from Alexandre Benalla after he was sacked for violent conduct that fuelled a political scandal
  • ‘It will be hard for them to deny, since all these exchanges are on my mobile telephone,’ Benalla said
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Former senior security officer Alexandre Benalla next to French President Emmanuel Macron during a visit to the Paris International Agricultural Show in February. Photo: Reuters
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