July 5, 2016. The lawyers for the two main defendants, Vallejo
Balda and Francesca Chaouqui, have called for an acquittal on all charges after the prosecutors petitioned for
the sentencing of both accused.
The Spanish priest was accused of conspiracy and disclosing classified documents while Francesca
Chaouqui, is considered the main conspirator of the events that eventually unfolded.
On Wednesday, the lawyers for the other three defendants Nicola Maio, Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi will present their findings.