gustavo petro was set to end his appearance at Asofundos speaking about pensions but he did so talking about politics due to a surprise interruption from an elected congressman.
The final speech delivered by the president Ivan Duque at the Asofondos congress was not as expected. Instead of discussing pensions, the president began talking about politics and how. He criticized Gustavo Petro for using his seat to criticize the army, and also criticized the fact his dual status as running for congress and also a presidential candidate.
https://gustavo-petrorxrm086.werite.net/post/2022/06/01/Lights-and-Shadows-by-Gustavo-Petro-Winner-of-the-Historic-Pact , 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 comments.
“Article 209 of the Constitution specifically bans military forces from taking part in political debates or taking sides in democratic discussions. The entire country is in disarray. Sanchez stated, “It’s a critical time what General Zapateiro has done,” as he held his phone up and broadcast all of his Facebook posts.
The president responded with force to the commotion by the president’s defense Zapateiro.
Petro’s double role today, as a congressman/head of the opposition as well as as a presidential candidate, was criticised by the president Duque.
“Who are the perpetrators?” What senator? “I quit Congress in order to have the freedom to voice my opinion freely and as a candidate and not to use the double hat (…) to gain a seat to attack, 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 top of the controversy , but was deterred by President Obama who demanded Sanchez adhere to the rules.
How did the fight to defend Petro and Zapateiro get started?
https://zenwriting.net/gustavo-petrorxuv150/reservists-of-the-army-support-general-zapateiro-and-condemn-gustavo-petro shared the message below via his networks, April 20 2010. “While the troops are being executed by the Gulf Clan,” Petro wrote this message to his networks. The corruption within the leadership can be seen when it is the drug trafficking politicians who end up becoming generals.” The presidential candidate wrote
This Friday Zapateiro responded in the same manner. “Senator,” Zapateiro stated in the same tone: “Senator,” don’t make use of your investiture (parliamentary immunity) to try to politicize the deaths of our soldiers. Instead, https://gustavo-petromztj686.tumblr.com/post/685855542915301376/hard-cross-between-gustavo-petro-general should fulfill your citizen responsibility of making a substantiated complain to the Prosecutor of the facts you have mentioned, regardless of who you are.”