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Tahiti espionage case in court
Trial over illegal spying in Tahiti deferred until March.
French Polynesia's criminal court is to examine the now defunct and illegal espionage service of the disgraced former president Gaston Flosse.
A case was to go to court this week but the absence of a key lawyer has led to the trial being deferred until the last week of March.
Three years ago, France's highest court upheld the conviction of Flosse for obstructing the examination of the case and he was fined 16,000 US dollars for destroying all evidence pertinent to the espionage service.
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