One of the popular accusations of the Ghali case has requested the judge to investigate the entry into Spain of the leader of the Polisario Front that he cite to declare the former First Vice President of the Carmen Carmen Government. Request it to do it as a witness so that, according to the writing to which this newspaper has had access, explain if it ordered some kind of management or why I suspected that the historic Saharawi leader was going to enter the country three days before it landed At the military base of Zaragoza.
In addition, lawyer Antonio Urdiales also asks him to declare as a witness the director of Cabinet of the Ministry of the Interior Susana Chrysostom to determine the degree of knowledge of the portfolio that directs Fernando Grande-Marlaska on the stay of Ghali in Spain. The lawyer is interested, in case of remembering, both statements are made to exhort.
It was the number two of the former Exterior Minister Arancha González Laya -a which the judge has called as investigated - who, in his judicial statement as charged, put on the judicial board the name of Carmen Calvo. The diplomat Camilo Villarino informed Magistrate Rafael Lasala that two days before Brahim Ghali landed in Spain, the Cabinet Director of the former Vice President called him to ask him about a possible arrival and that, in addition, he did "on a personal basis". "She calls me on the phone and she tells me 'Camilo, is it true that you are weighing the possibility that Brahim Ghali comes to Spain?' In those terms, as such, and all the intervention of him in this matter is reduced to that call, which asks him to make the head of him to know if it is true. I answered that I do not know, "she revealed in her statement on September 13. At that time, the magistrate intervened.
"What ministry was that head of cabinet that calls you, from Defense?" "No, no, no," Villarino came from the first vice president of the government ". The diplomat wanted to make clear, that this high position did not intervene again. "Then he did not have knowledge of this matter again or to be art or part (...) he called me, let's say it like that, on a personal capacity."
The lawyer remembers in his writing that the magistrate asked Camilo Villarino if some police endowment he waited at Ghali at the airport and escorted him to the Riojano hospital where he entered to be treated by the Grave Coronavirus he suffered. In the absence of response, the judge reformulated his question. "Had there been a policeman upon arrival at the hospital?"
Brahim Ghali landed on April 18 at Zaragoza's military base to be moved in ambulance to a Logroño hospital, where he was treated to Coronavirus. The entrance of him occurred with the opposition of the Minister of the Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska, who expressed his refusal to welcome him convinced that the presence of him would unleash a diplomatic crisis with Morocco like the one that occurred.
The Saharawi leader left Spain at dawn on June 2 after declaring from the hospital by videoconference against the Judge of the National Court Santiago Pedraz by a complaint filed in 2008 by the Saharawi Association for the Defense of Human Rights (Asadeh) that It was activated when Ghali arrived in Spain.
After lending a statement, Pedraz did not impose restrictive measures and Ghali was able to leave the country. On June 29, the magistrate of the national audience filed the case.Updated Date: 23 September 2021, 02:11