From 11:00 a.m. this Tuesday, Cristina Kirchner presents, through her social networks, the presentation of her defense against the crimes for which she is accused in the Vialidad case and for which the prosecutor Diego Luciani requested a 12-year prison sentence and disqualification from holding office public.
At the start of your presentation the vice president maintained that he “would have liked to speak in front of the court”, since the court denied him Cristina Kirchner the request for a hearing to testify in inquiry. At the same time, he remembered that they denied him that his first statement in Comodoro Py be televised.
Source: Cristina Kirchner
As you begin to argue your defense, Cristina Kirchner stated that he is not allowed to defend himself and stated that in 2019, “a conviction was written against him despite the lack of evidence”; In addition, he recalled that Judge Julián Ercolini had declared himself incompetent before Elisa Carrió’s original complaint for alleged overpricing of her public works.
In his tour of the case, he stated that “of the 51 works that make up the Roads trial, 49 were remitted by the Justice of Río Gallegos” and that in 2015 “a dismissal had been issued for these complaints in another case for alleged overpricing”.
At the same time, he affirmed that after the victory of Maurico Macri, “the head of National Roads, Javier Iguacel, revived that cause with a new complaint and with the novelty of the illicit association.”
Throughout her presentation, she exposed one by one the evidence of what she considers to have been part of a script and of the media campaign that was established against her, for the public work, and stated that “they were not accusations, it was a fiction, a script, and quite bad, as well as false”.
Listing each of the testimonies summoned by the Prosecutor’s Office, he affirmed that in said hearings the witnesses denied the existence of overpricing or works not carried out, and remarked that “nothing that the prosecutors said was proven.”
At the time, he maintained that the sentence was not a novelty: “I shouldn’t be surprised. The sentence was already written, as I said in 2019. When a justice system allows violating all the rules and that the judge who had declared himself incompetent (Ercolini) in a complaint made by the then deputy Carrió in 2011 “.
The most forceful phrases during the presentation of Cristina Kirchner
During his exhibition, the vice president he has stressed his innocence and has presented a series of tests; this, without neglecting harsh sentences against those who are leading the cause today.
Here are some of his most forceful phrases so far:
- “I am not allowed to defend myself.”
- “The trial began with this fiction that they put together.”
- “The witnesses subpoenaed by prosecutors collapsed.”
- “In the same way that the prosecutors read their script, I asked to read my preliminary statement, it is not the first time.”
- “Not only was it not proven, it was proven that it was exactly the opposite of what they said, through the testimonies of the case proposed by the prosecutors.”
- “There is too much material that prosecutors did not see.”