After the Federal Oral Court No. 2 sentenced Cristina Kirchner to six years in prison and disqualified her from holding public office for life, different national and international leaders have expressed their support, including the president Alberto Fernandez.
The head of state He wrote a series of posts through his Twitter account in which he supported Kirchner and defended her. in his first post Alberto Fernandez He began by remarking that “an innocent person” had been sentenced.
“Today, in Argentina, an innocent person has been sentenced. Someone whom the powers that be tried to stigmatize through the media and persecuted through complacent judges who ride in private planes and luxury mansions on weekends,” he asserted. Alberto Fernandez.
The president assured that he felt “moved” by the sentence and that in the trial “the minimum forms of due process were not taken care of” since “the principle of not judging the same fact twice was violated.”
At the same time, the president affirmed that “when politics gets into the courts, justice escapes through the window” and that this is precisely what “has happened in this case.”
The politician also assured that “the die was cast” and that the process that lasted more than three years was nothing more than “a mock trial initiated by one of the judges who enjoyed the trip paid for by Grupo Clarín.”
The head of state He also expressed his solidarity with Cristina Kirchner and reaffirmed that the vice president has been the “victim of political persecution” over the years, which he described as “unfair”.
Other messages of support for the vice president
After learning of the ruling against the vice president, other government officials have rejected the sentence and have expressed their support for Kirchner, including the Ministers of Economy, Sergio Massa, of Tourism, Matías Lammens, of Social Development, Victoria Tolosa Paz, among many others. others.
Massa, who is close to the vice president, wrote: “An untenable ruling that cuts the chain of responsibilities in search of political impact and with enormous legal precariousness… in days when the desire for a docile ruling class is starkly exposed. and rigged. All my solidarity with Cristina Kirchner”.