The maid at the centre of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case Nafissitao Diallo has spoken to reporters.
Speaking on the court steps Ms Diallo said, "I just want to say I thank you everyone who supported me, all over the world, I thank everybody. I thank God and God bless you all."
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