Wed. Sep 28th, 2022

Buenos Aires (EFE) .- Argentina’s vice president, Cristina Fernández, denounced this Friday, when she announced before the court that she is being tried on corruption charges, “lies, slander and defamation” in which she assured the prosecutor’s office, last August A sentence of 12 years was sought against him.

“I would like to make a formal request to this court that at the end of the hearing the testimony of the prosecutors is taken from every lie that contradicted the documentary, expert and witness evidence in this trial,” Fernandez said before the oral court of the Federal Criminal 2 in Buenos Aires. , and added that it was “a clear case of prevarication (prevarication)”.

Via video conference from his office in the Senate, the chamber he heads, Fernández testified on his own behalf that he is facing trial for alleged irregular awards of public works during his tenure as president (2007-2015), barely three weeks after the failed attack that He was hunted at the gate of his house.

“Lies, slander and defamation”, according to Fernandez

In his speech, the leader of Kirchnerist Peronism, who has maintained for several years that he is the victim of political and judicial persecution enacted by the government of Mauricio Macri (2015-2019). Congratulations to his lawyersThose who complained throughout this week and demonstrated that “lies, slander and defamation”.

“In this same court, prosecutors and judges play (soccer) in the fifth (estate) of ex-President Macri and no one seems to be surprised,” launched the vice president, who is on trial in several cases, of which only one, this one, “Causa vialidad “, with 13 defendants, is an open trial.

Fernandez is accused of illegal association and fraudulent administration of public funds due to irregularities in the concession of 51 public works during her tenure to the firm of businessman Lázaro Baez and her husband, the late Nestor Kirchner (2003-). 2007), in the southern province of Santa Cruz, the political swing of Kirchnerism.

“To pull my hair out of this trial, they pulled the Constitution, the Criminal Code, the Civil Code, the Administrative Procedure Act, jurisprudence, logic, everything by the hair. It really is nonsense. It does not help, it complicates a country, makes it unusual, almost bordering on ridiculous”, stressed the Vice President of Argentina.

According to the Vice President, this alleged “illegal association has neither head nor tail, but fundamentally it is deeply unconstitutional, deeply anti-republican and profoundly anti-federal”, convinced that, along with her husband, they were elected by the people and “there can be no illegal association”.

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