The President of the Republic, Nicolás Maduro Moros, denounced on Monday that the frustrated assassination occurred in August 2018 was planned in Colombia and assured that the Venezuelan intelligence agencies have determined the source of the financing to carry out his assassination:
“Today we know how the attack to kill was prepared in Colombia, who financed it, they put several million dollars and those millions of dollars do not know where they ended, because they were appropriated by – former-deputy – Julio Borges”.
The head of state reported that it amounted to approximately 20 million dollars the disbursement for the terrorist act perpetrated on the Bolivar Avenue in Caracas, during an official ceremony, which also aimed to end the life of the General Staff of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) and part of the Executive.
President Maduro, referred to corruption framework led by the Venezuelan deputy Juan Guaidó, who had been denounced since March 23, whose evidence was presented to the media by the sectoral vice president for communication, culture and tourism, Jorge Rodríguez.
“Millions of dollars have been stolen – by representatives of the right wing – they barely gave a few thousand to the criminal useful fools who ordered to put the bomb and operate the drones, the rest of the millions – of dollars – stayed in Bogotá, in hands of this deputy – Julio Borges – a criminal, a homicidal and a murderer, who I hope to have, sooner than later, in the Venezuelan jail; judged by the Venezuelan justice”.
The Head of State highlighted the work and loyalty of the FANB; by protecting the constitutionality of the Republic: “From the first day that I swear in 2013 and now in 2019, I have had protection for my family and the Venezuelan State; of the powerful military family of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela! ”
Maduro ratified that the patriotic character of the FANB, is thanks to the work of the commander Hugo Chávez; who inspired and redirected the new vision that today has the military body, to serve by love to the Venezuelan people.
This speech by the President was in the act of promotions of 375 professionals assigned to the Presidential Honor Guard (GHP) and the Directorate General of Military Intelligence (DGCIM), held at the Military Academy Theater in the city of Caracas.