The CDS-PP will ask the President of the Assembly of the Republic, Ferro Rodrigues, for a new commission of inquiry into the theft of Tancos weapons. At a press conference at the party's national headquarters in Lisbon, the party's president, Asunción Cristas, asked whether the president of the Assembly "has already ensured that all statements made in parliament", by both Azeredo Lopes and António, "have been handed over to the Public Prosecution Service."
"It is very important to clarify whether or not there have been false statements of relevance to this process," said Cristas, admitting that as a last resort it may be the party to ask, having no doubt that there were contradictory statements between Azeredo and Costa throughout. the process of the theft of military material from the Tancos magazine in 2017.
It is recalled that Cristas accused the PS government of "covering up criminals" and preventing "justice from functioning" in the case of Tancos theft and demanded "public explanations" from Prime Minister Antonio Costa.
On the day it was reported that former Defense Minister Azeredo Lopes will be charged in the Tancos trial, Asunción Cristas dramatized the case and urged voters in the October 6 elections to "make choices" and think what kind of Government want.
"I hope people will reflect very well on day 6 about what kind of government they want to have. If they want to have a government that covers crime, that clears criminals, that prevents justice from working, because it apparently knows and hides a deal that prevents that the perpetrators of the theft are effectively caught and punished "or" if it is considered enough, "Asunción Cristas said in an election campaign action in Lamego, Viseu district.