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Sócrates gets yet more time to work on his defence

socrates2The delay in bringing Operation Marquês to a close and the listing of charges and a trial date for the former Prime Minister, José Sócrates, has been extended by the Attorney General, Joana Marques Vidal.

The reason now given is that the prosecution team, led by prosecutor Rosário Teixeira, has yet to receive replies to certain key letters rogatory that are needed to complete the financial picture of illicit funds, cash payments and illegal offshore transfers.


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