The former president of the Community of Madrid Cristina Cifuentes received this Sunday, a regional holiday on May 2, the Community Gold Medal, a distinction that he accepts, he has affirmed, with “gratitude and special pride”, since it comes “after Justice has spoken” after “a long ordeal of three extremely difficult years.”
Cristina Cifuentes was acquitted of the crime of documentary falsification of which she had been accused by the Madrid Prosecutor’s Office for inducing the falsification of the certificate of the Master’s Final Project (TFM) of the postgraduate course that she studied at the Rey Juan Carlos University of Madrid (URJC) in 2012.
“I feel a special pride to have received it after Justice has spoken after a long ordeal of three years extremely difficult and very painful. I present myself free of charges and charges, “he transferred the guests to the Royal Post Office, the seat of the regional government, which he referred to as the” beloved house. “
The former president has grateful for the “constant support” of his family, of “real” friends and of “so many Madrilenians and Spaniards who never stopped trusting.”
“Thank you very much for this Medal that I receive with so much gratitude as pride. Gratitude because it allows me to share with you this very emotional act in this special 2021, and gratitude because it has been the opportunity to return after a long time to this beloved house, the house of all the people of Madrid, which was also mine during exciting years “, has transferred in his speech.
She has made mention of the “pride” that has meant for her “having dedicated her life to public service, as a deputy in the Assembly, government delegate and president.” He has also had emotional words for Madrid, “the Community that is the heart of Spain” to which loves “deeply as Spanish and Madrilenian”.
Covid-19 victims and their families have also been present in the speech from the former president of Madrid, who has concluded by wishing the current head of the Executive, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, “all the successes, because they will be those of the Madrilenians.”