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The Prosecutor of the Economic Criminal Court Claudio Navas Rialt charged the former cabinet chief Marcos Peña, former chancellor Jorge Faurie and former secretary of strategic affairs Fulvio Pompeo.
Argentina's Attorney General's office charged on Monday former top officials from Mauricio Macri's government who participated in the trafficking of weapons to Bolivia to support the 2019 coup against Evo Morales.
The Prosecutor of the Economic Criminal Court, Claudio Navas Rialt, charged the former cabinet chief Marcos Peña, former chancellor Jorge Faurie and former secretary of strategic affairs Fulvio Pompeo.
‼️ Imputan a otros tres ex funcionarios por el posible contrabando agravado de armas y municiones a Bolivia.
"Prosecutors indict three other former officials for possible aggravated smuggling of weapons and ammunition to Bolivia."
According to the latest information revealed by the Ministry of Security, the defendants were included in the case "all with alleged participation in the organization and development of the necessary conditions for the dispatch of the gendarmes and the weapons mentioned above, material to the Plurinational State of Bolivia, violating the proper exercise of control of the customs service," the prosecutor explained.
These former officials held two meetings with Macri, who is also accused of making arrangements to send weaponry from the Argentine National Gendarmerie to Bolivia illegally.
#FromTheSouth News Bits | The Government of Argentina presented a new extension of its complaint against Mauricio Macri for “Aggravated smuggling of ammunition and repressive material” to Bolivia, in the context of the coup against former President Evo Morales, in 2019. pic.twitter.com/KT4wQuIbXi