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‘Rainbow Warrior’ frogman sorry

AFP, PARIS

The interview was carried out by French journalist and Mediapart founder Edwy Plenel, who in September 1985 revealed in a Le Monde newspaper report the involvement of the DGSE frogman in planting the explosives.

Plenel says one aspect of the infamous bombing remains unexplained to this day — how much then-French president Francois Mitterrand knew about the operation.

Although Mitterrand was aware that it was going to take place, “at which point did he know the operation was going to be so violent?” Plenel asked.

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