“Tarek El Aissami is imprisoned because he had a plan to overthrow Maduro”: Andrés Azara, former minister under Hugo Chavez

“Tarek El Aissami is imprisoned because he had a plan to overthrow Maduro”: Andrés Azara, former minister under Hugo Chavez

NTN24's La Mañana program interviewed Andres Izara, who was a minister to former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

On Channel Americas, former Head of the Communications and Tourism Portfolio, He referred to corruption accusations against former Venezuelan Petroleum Minister Tarek El Aissami.

“He has always been imprisoned at home, in a kind of legal limbo as usually happens in Venezuela, where a person also spends a year without being charged.”Izara expressed.

He added: “Given the silence that prevailed (about this issue), the media speculated too much. There are worse cases, such as that of Miguel Rodriguez Torres, Chavez's former interior minister who was imprisoned for several years. Maduro does not go after corruption, because it is corruption. “Aissami is in prison because he had a powerful plan to overthrow Nicolas Maduro and take over Miraflores.”it's Don.

Tareck El Aissami was arrested a year after the entire illicit enrichment conspiracy scandal with PDVSA-Cripto, for which more than 40 people were arrested.

Now, Maduro's former strongman has fallen from grace and emerged before public opinion as a trophy in the fight against corruption months before the presidential election.

El Aissami was Minister of Petroleum (2020-2023) and Vice President of Maduro (2017-2018), and also held senior positions with his predecessor in power, the late Hugo Chavez.

Regarding the presidential elections in Venezuela, Andres Izara stressed that they are “elections full of traps and ambushes.”

This contest is scheduled to take place next Sunday, July 28, 2024. To face Maduro in the electoral ballots, Edmundo González Urrutia is the strongest candidate since he received the endorsement of the unitary program led by the opposition Maria Corina Machado.

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