King Felipe VI. of Spain hands out against father Juan Carlos I.

Updated December 28, 2020, 12:03 p.m.

  • Spain’s ex-King Juan Carlos I is embroiled in a financial scandal.
  • The 82-year-old is accused of corruption, tax fraud and money laundering.
  • His son, King Felipe VI, publicly reprimanded him in his Christmas address.

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Versus Spain’s former king Juan Carlos I. is currently due Corruption, tax fraud and money laundering determined. In his traditional Christmas address, his son, King Felipe VI, now judged indirectly hard words against the 82-year-old.

Next to a festive decorated Christmas tree and sitting in front of the Spanish and European flags, the 52-year-old monarch spoke Christmas Eve (December 24th) to his people.

Moral principles would “everyone without exception “he emphasized firmly. Ethical principles are also more important to him than “personal or even family relationships“.

A clear one Swipe against his father Juan Carlos I. The disgraced ex-monarch has been alive since in exile last August in the capital of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abu Dhabi – also on the advice of his son. His wife, Ex-Königin Sofia, remains in the Spanish palace. The 82-year-old is not part of the investigation against her husband.

Juan Carlos I, who of 1975 to 2014 King of Spain was accused of having Tax authorities cheated and Laundered money to have. In addition, in connection with the construction of a high-speed rail line in Saudi Arabia by a Spanish consortium Bribes flowed be. Both in his home country and in the Switzerland running proceedings against him.

Juan Carlos I wanted to celebrate Christmas at home in Spain

As the “Southgerman newspaper” reported a good two weeks ago that Juan Carlos I actually had return to Spain in time for Christmas want.

Be from this plan son Indeed not particularly enthusiastic Been there just during the holidays of December and January a lot of attention to the royal family judge. Whose “battered image” According to the daily newspaper, he wanted to “repair and remove the people from his integrity” convince.
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