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Lusa - Business News - Guinea-Bissau: PUN leader calls for clarification on €12M donation




Bissau, Jul. 11, 2019 (Lusa) – The leader of the National Unity Party (PUN) of Guinea-Bissau on Thursday urged Portugal and Angola to provide clarification on the whereabouts of $12 million donated by Luanda to Guinea-Bissau’s government, whose use is involved in a controversy.
The current Guinea-Bissau’s president, José Mário Vaz, has been under investigation by the country's justice regarding the whereabouts of the money donated by Angola to Guinea-Bissau in 2012, when he was the minister of finance, in the government led by Carlos Gomes Júnior.
In a recent interview with Lusa and Portugal’s public broadcaster RTP, Vaz said that this time is opportune for a thorough clarification of the whereabouts of this money because all the protagonists are in Guinea-Bissau. Júnior has shown himself open and confident in justice if it intends to clarify the case.
At a press conference on Thursday, the leader of PUN (an extra-parliamentary party), Idrissa Djaló, said that more than back-slapping between Vaz and Júnior, it is necessary that Angola and Portugal help to clarify the outlines of the controversy’s money.
"Angola must tell us to which financial institution that money was sent and to whose account,” Djaló said.
“The same questions are addressed to Portugal, which is obliged to help the people of Guinea-Bissau.”
Djaló, one of the best-known opponents of the president of the country, said to believe that "Portugal has a word to say" since the money in question, after leaving Angola, first entered a Portuguese bank, "in private accounts of individualities" of Guinea-Bissau, before arriving in Bissau, he said.
"This is money laundering," said Djaló, who expects from the Portuguese authorities the same firmness that is seen in the other countries of Europe when faced with African leaders who steal and deposit their peoples’ money in European banks, he emphasised.
Djaló said he has no doubts that "there was a crime" in the way the $12 million (€10.6 million) were used, but also believes that the intervention of the banking authorities, ministry of finance and the Portuguese prosecution will help clarify the trail of money.
"We probably will not get that money back, but we want the authorities in Angola and Portugal to know that this clean money, which then became dirty money, was part the of violence in Guinea-Bissau," he added.
During that period, the president of Guinea-Bissau, João Bernardo "Nino" Vieira, the head of the armed forces, Tagmé Na Waié, and the ministers and MPs Helder Proença, Baciro Dabó and Roberto Ferreira Cacheu, were murdered in processes still to be clarified.
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Agency : LUSA

Date : 2019-07-12 09:13:16







 

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