Dominique Strauss-Kahn filed a countersuit for libel

THE NEWS OF THE DAY. The former head of the IMF went to the counter for the maid new York hotel, whose statements subsequently denied by the court put an end to his political career.

Dominique Strauss-Kahnfiled againstthe NAFI Diallosued for 1 million dollars in damage, accusing her of slander and perjury, which politician not only lost his job, but also spent five days in prison and several weeks under house arrest.

In 2011Dominique Strauss-Kahnwas forced to resign as head of the International monetary Fund, and then to refuse participation in struggle for a post of the Minister of France, Socialist party (whose candidateFrancois Hollandewas elected and nationaloper in position) because of the charges brought against him, the maid new York hotel. 32-year-old native of Guinea to the NAFI Diallo accused the politician of rape.

However, during trials it was established that in a sexual relationship with diplomat, the woman entered willingly. Now in a new York court considered another claim, civil, which, according to the lawyersof Dominique Strauss-Kahn,could not be granted because the politician had diplomatic immunity.

In November 2011, the English tabloid press reported thatDominique Strauss-Kahnfaces charges of incitement to prostitution, and in March the former head of the IMF directly accused of pimping. Finally, the trial in new York attracted the public attention to the earlier accusation: the journalistTristan Banon in 2007, said that Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her in 2002, however, the mother, supporter of the Socialist party, convinced her not to raise hype. The politician denies all accusations and called them insinuations of his enemies and political opponents.

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