He was scheduled to discuss pensions and the closing of Asofundos. Instead, the president spoke about politics.
https://git.sicom.gov.co/gustavo-petroulsi459 closing remarks to the Asofondos congress in Cartagena did not go as per the program. Instead, he spoke about politics and the ways in which. Gustavo Petro was criticised for using his chair to attack the army, and he also criticized the fact that he is also a presidential candidate as well as a congressman.
Duvalier Santiago Duvalier Santiago, the Valle of the Cauca Green Alliance representative, interrupted him and asked him what he’d do following the trills of General Eduardo Zapateiro in opposition to Gustavo Petro’s statements.
“Article 209 of the Constitution specifically prohibits the military forces participating in political scenarios or taking sides in democratic discussions. The whole country is upset. It’s a critical moment and what General Zapateiro did,” Sanchez stated as he shook his phone to broadcast all that was going on on his Facebook page.
The president reacted to the controversy with a firm defense of Zapateiro. He stated that anyone with allegations against members of the public forces should be tried.
Petro’s dual role as a Congressman, Head of the Opposition and the candidate for President was also criticized further by President Duque.
“Who is accusing you?” Are they a senator or a presidential candidate? “I have resigned from Congress to express my opinion freely and as a candidate, and not use the double hat (…) to gain an office to make a statement, then when the institutions react, make myself appear as the one who is being attacked. Because that is not democratic,” the president stated.
Sanchez attempted to stay on the right side of the debate, but the president resisted him and demanded that he adhere to the guidelines.
What was the reason for the war between Petro, Zapateiro begin?
petro gustavo sent this message to his social networks on April 20th, “While the soldiers are being murdered by the Gulf Clan, some of generals are on the clan’s payroll. ” gustavo petro within the ranks of the clan’s leadership is when drug trafficking officials end up ascending to generals,” said the presidential candidate.
On Friday, Zapateiro reacted with the same words: “Senator,” do not use your investiture (parliamentary inviolability), to prefigure the demise of our troops instead, you should fulfill your citizen duty to file a well-substantiated complaint with the Prosecutor’s Office of the facts you mentioned, regardless of who you are.