Former Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya was summoned by the judge in charge of the investigation into Brahim Ghali’s illegal entry into Spanish territory. However, the minister has not yet been located.
The investigation into the illegal entry of the separatist leader into Spanish territory on April 18 has just taken a new step, with the indictment of the former Spanish minister of AE, Arancha Gonzalez Laya, sacked after the explosion of the unprecedented crisis between Rabat and Madrid.
The ex-minister has not yet been located, sources familiar with the matter tell the agency EFE. The date of his appearance has therefore not yet been set, given that his summons must be given to him personally, underlines the same source.
The indictment of the former minister had been requested after the revelations made by his former number 2 to the judge of the court of instruction number 7 of Zaragoza. The latter had been instructed by the minister to “manage in total discretion” the entry into Spain of Brahim Ghali, so that his presence does not shock public opinion.
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His former number 2, Camilo Villarino, explained that he had followed the orders of the former minister who asked for absolute discretion given that the entry of Brahim Ghali had not been communicated to “third countries, by referring to the Morocco, ”indicated sources familiar with the matter.
It should be noted that the direct responsibility of the former Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs in this affair had been pointed out from the start of the investigation, thanks in particular to the revelations made by the General Staff of the Army. air. The latter had claimed to have received the order from the ministry to allow the landing of the plane carrying Brahim Ghali at the Zaragoza air base.
The General Staff of the Air Force had specified in this sense that no administrative file had been opened, although he had exchanged directly by phone and on the social network whatsapp with the director of the cabinet by Gonzalez Laya, Camilo Villarino.
As a reminder, Brahim Ghali entered Spain illegally and under a false identity, without going through any control, with the help of Madrid who acted at the request of Algiers. The separatist leader was subsequently taken to Algeria, although complaints of genocide, torture, rape and other crimes are filed against him in Spain.