Venezuela denounces judicial persecution against former Salvadoran president

The Government of Venezuela issued a statement this Sunday to express its solidarity with the former Salvadoran president, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, who they claim is a victim of judicial persecution by the prosecution of the Central American nation.

This was announced by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza through his account on the social network Twitter, where he denounced that these actions by the Salvadoran attorney general’s office, which includes several leaders of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front party (FMLN) is a new case of the “lawfare” strategy to “demobilize the organization and resistance of the peoples”.

“President Nicolás Maduro extends his solidarity embrace to comrade Sánchez Cerén, one of the most relevant leaders in the political history of the Salvadoran nation, a member of the revolutionary vanguard of the FMLN and a tireless fighter for peace and popular demands for social justice for decades ”, Says the official Creole letter.

Last Thursday, July 22, the El Salvador prosecutor’s office issued an arrest warrant against former president Salvador Sánchez Cerén (2014-2019) for his alleged participation in the embezzlement of 351 million dollars when he was vice president of the Government of his predecessor, Mauricio Funes, the attorney general, Rodolfo Delgado, reported on Thursday.

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This announcement comes amid repeated accusations