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Qatargate, who are the “friends” of Panziri’s team? – Corriere.it

to Joseph Guastella

Who are the friends of Panziri, Gheorghe and Cozzolino who were relied upon to turn the decisions of the European Parliament into the paid desires of Qatar and Morocco? The prosecution is willing to stop the immunities. It will be an opportunity to clarify the boundaries of the corruption network

Who are the friends with whom the operational team – as the Belgian investigators emphatically call it – joined PanziriGeorgeCozzolino’s account Distortion of the decisions of the European Parliament to the wishes of Qatar and Morocco? And who, like them, and for the same purposes as the states themselves, acted from within other European institutions? The Brussels judiciary can give a preliminary answer to these crucial questions in the next few days when the investigations resume The Assembly may be asked to waive the immunity of the deputies participating in the investigation.

Investigation for forming a criminal groupCorruption and money laundering that rocked the European Parliament, starting with the operation it carried out Belgian intelligence (Vsse) in coordination with four other countries and their interests, as written in the documents, the Intervention procedures within the institutions of the European Union. So not only from Parliament, where the magistrate Michael Cleese Former MEP of the Democratic Party and then Article I member Pier Antonio Panzieri, current MEP Andrea Cozzolino and Francesco Giorgi, former assistant to the first and collaborator of the second. The three could have influenced the policy of the parliamentary group of socialists and democrats to limit or avoid the damage that Parliament’s decisions could cause to the image of Qatar and Morocco.who have many problems regarding respect for human rights on their lands.

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give it December 9 arrestsFederal Prosecutor’s Office in Brussels And Judge Cleese has sailed under the water, and perhaps that is also why, Beyond the general accusations and the same vague reconstructions found in the documents are far less detailed than required by law in Italyit was not possible to understand well What did the suspects do, when and for what exactly?.

the Bags of cash (more than 750 thousand euros) Found in brussels house that Eva Kyliethe deputy speaker of the Greek parliament expelled for investigation, shares it with her partner Francesco Giorgi (both suspended) It is impossible to justify it politically, but it must be translated into criminally relevant behavior on the part of the party accused
Which, in the few tabloids that have come out, don’t explain, for example, what Kylie did besides keeping the cash. The same applies to the other 600,000 euros discovered in Panziri’s apartment, the origin of which is only known to be linked to Qatar and Morocco through triangulation or direct delivery. After the arrests, the investigators devoted themselves to analyzing the seized documents and computers. It is said that new news and procedures may arrive soon.

In secret works there can be no other details. For example, what is the nature of the relations between Panziri and Georgi, who is considered to be his right-hand man and 50% partner in the business under the NGO, and what is their exact nature? Fighting impunityand what are referred to as the Friends in the S&D Group. What these friends show the names of the Italian-Belgian MP Marc Tarabellawhich was also inspected on 9 December in the presence of President Roberta Metsola who had arrived from Malta to witness the act. Then there are the very vague references to Maria Arena, who is also a Belgian-Italian MEP, to the Italians Alessandra Moretti and Brando Benifi, both of whom are not subject to investigation, like Tarabella and Arena, and they have decisively excluded any kind of conditioning and favoritism, returned or received. And their participation does not seem reasonable. Moretti, for example, has stated that she has taken a public stance against Qatar.

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The situation is more complicated cozzolino. The Belgian services, as reported by the judge, say of him that there is no doubt that with Panziri and Jorge he would have cooperated with the Moroccan 007 He received the orders through the Moroccan ambassador to Poland, Abd al-Rahim Atmoun, and met with the general manager of the Rabat Agency Dodge, Yassin al-Mansouri.

If there is a network that belongs to Panzeri and GiorgiAnd the Certainly not all shirts are revealed. There is talk of requests from the Federal Prosecutor’s Office in the next few days to waive immunity for some MEPs, while Kylie has already been caught in the act of committing a crime after asking her father to take a suitcase with her. 600 thousand euros inside. This will be the moment when the detectives will have to discover some of the cards they jealously keep in store.

January 1, 2023 (changed on January 1, 2023 | 22:37)

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