French president condemns Fillon's allegations of involvement in plot against him

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande condemned allegations by presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday that he was involved in what Fillon alleges is a government plot to spread damaging media leaks about his financial affairs.

Hollande "condemns with the greatest firmness the false allegations of Fillon", the president's office said.

(Reporting by Adrian Croft; Editing by Toby Chopra)