PP calls for immediate resignation of President of Congress for involvement in corrupt masks plot

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The Balearic government presided by Francina Armengol, now president of the Congress, paid €3.7 million to the corrupt scheme of Koldo García (then advisor to the all-powerful Minister of Transport and Secretary of Organisation of the PSOE, José Luis Ábalos, who last week left the PSOE and joined the mixed group in Congress) a week after its technicians verified that the masks purchased were of poor quality and unusable for hospital use. In fact, the masks remain unused, stored in a warehouse in the Balearic Islands.

The claim for the damage, however, was not made until three years later, on the same day that Armengol lost the Balearic government in the regional elections.

And the poor quality of the product supplied did not prevent the Balearic Government from accepting the goods and showing its conformity with the product supplied. For all these reasons, the PP will today ask for her resignation as president of Congress.

The PP’s request comes on the same day that the ABC newspaper reveals that the current first vice-president and Minister of Finance knew about the irregularities in the purchase of masks since 2022, when a State Ports audit questioned the suitability of the company linked to Ábalos’s advisor and the incomprehensible fact that neither conditions nor price were negotiated.

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