France to investigate assets of Assad's uncle

A court in Paris has opened an investigation into the French assets of Rifaat al-Assad, uncle of the Syrian president.

    A court in Paris has opened an investigation into the French assets of Rifaat al-Assad, the uncle of the Syrian president.

    A number of French non-governmental associations accuse him of embezzlement.

    Rifaat al-Assad says he has done nothing wrong.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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