Clinton archives reveal AIDS fund chief pushed out in 2012

Recently released emails by former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton contradict the official motive given for Michel Kazatchkine, pictured here in Washington on September 11, 2014, leaving his top post at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS in 2012A series of recently released emails by former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton contradict the official motive given for Michel Kazatchkine leaving his top post at The Global Fund to Fight AIDS in 2012. The partially redacted email exchanges between US officials, available on the State Department’s website since Friday reveal that the Fund’s board had criticized the Frenchman’s “poor fiscal management” and unanimously backed his departure. The campaign, Born HIV-free, was separate from the Fondation Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, which received no public funds, Bruni-Sarkozy insisted at the time.

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