Buenos Aires (EFE) .- Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernández this Friday denounced the “lies, slander and defamation” she confirmed the prosecution had suffered in the court that tried her for alleged corruption. that last August he asked her for 12 years in prison.

“I want to make a formal request to this court that at the end of the hearings, the testimony will be separated from every lie of the prosecutors, against the documentary, expert and testimony of this trial,” Fernández said. in the oral trial of the 2nd Federal Criminal Court of Buenos Aires and added that it was a “clear case of misappropriation (prevariation)”.

Fernández testified via video conference from his Senate office, of which he is president of the chamber, in his defense during the pleadings phase of the trial he faces for alleged irregular awarding of public works during his presidency (2007-2007). 2015), when barely three weeks have passed since the unsuccessful attack in which he fell victim at the gate of his house.

“Lies, slander and slander,” said Fernández

The leader of Kirchnerist Peronism, who has claimed for several years that he is the victim of political and judicial persecution planned by Mauricio Macri’s government (2015-2019), said in his speech. congratulated his lawyerswho during this week presented their claims and demonstrated them as “lies, slander and libel”.

“In this same court, prosecutors and judges are playing (soccer) in former president Macri’s fifth (mansion) and no one seems to be surprised,” opened the vice president, who has been prosecuted in various cases, only one, this one. , known as Causa vialidad, with 13 defendants, is an open trial.

Fernández is accused of committing illegal merger crimes and fraudulent management of public funds due to alleged irregularities in 51 public works concessions during the tenure of businessman Lázaro Báez and his husband, the late Néstor Kirchner (2003). 2007), in the southern province of Santa Cruz, the political cradle of Kirchnerism.

“In order to pull my hair out of this trial, they pulled out the constitution, criminal code, civil code, administrative procedure law, case law, logic, everything. This is really bullshit. It doesn’t help, it complicates the country, it makes it unserious, almost ridiculous,” the Vice President of Argentina confirmed.

According to the vice-president, this alleged “illegal association has no head and no tail, but is fundamentally deeply unconstitutional, deeply republican and deeply anti-federal”, convinced that she and her husband were also elected by the Riigikogu. people and can “never be an illegal association”.

Online publication: María Fernanda Rueda D.

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