President Nicolas Maduro joined the negotiations with the opposition of Venezuela to Camila Fabri, wife of alex saaba businessman close to the government extradited to the United States on accusations of money laundering, the official delegation announced Thursday.
Ripe and the opposition resume this weekend the negotiation process in Mexicofrozen in October of last year by the socialist president for the extradition of Saab, whose acceptance as a delegate has been requested by the representation of the Chavista ruler.
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“We welcome the incorporation of the human rights defender, Camila Fabri de Saabto the government delegation of Venezuela while the full incorporation of our diplomat takes place”expressed this Monday the official delegation in a statement.
“We once again reiterate our firm rejection of the illegal detention” of Saabindicates the document released on Twitter by the head of the Chavista delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, president of Parliament, controlled by the government party.
Saab was extradited to the United States after being detained in Cape Verde on June 12, 2020.
The government of Ripe describes the trial against this businessman as “illegal”, alleging that he had “diplomatic” status.
The opposition, in contrast, accuses him of being a “front man” for Maduro.
Saab has been linked by journalistic investigations to corruption cases related to a state program for the distribution of basic food in Venezuelaas well as with the government popular housing plan.