The questioning that the Broad Front will make to the Minister of the Interior, Luis Alberto Heber, and of Foreign Relations, Francisco Bustillo, for the passport granted to drug trafficker Sebastián Marset will take place today at 3:00 p.m. In this context, the Vice President of the Republic, Beatriz Argimón, said that the instance of this double interpellation since it will allow to clarify the circumstances by which Uruguay granted the passport to the drug trafficker Sebastián Marset.
Argimón indicated that, when there are issues of concern, it is good that the information is provided. Asked about the way in which the drug trafficker accessed the passport and how the government is stopped, she said that she was surprised by “not knowing the decrees that cover the issue of the situation of a Uruguayan who is abroad and how diplomacy does not can leave a compatriot of ours without identification.
In reference to the declarations of the undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Carolina Ache, he said that she went out to clarify what happened and “it was a punctual episode that does not go to the essence.”
The opposition will focus on political responsibility and the speed of the procedure that benefited Marset; the government will defend the thesis of the responsibility of the Mujica administration.