The president was scheduled to talk about pensions and the closing of Asofundos. Instead the president addressed politics.
petro gustavo closing address during the Asofondos Congress in Cartagena was not as planned and, instead of talking about pensions, he ended up talking about politics and the ways in which. Gustavo Petro was attacked for using the seat to attack army. He also complained about his dual role as a candidate and congressman.
Duvalier Sánchez, Valle del Cauca’s representative to the Chamber intervened to interrupt him to inquire what he would do following the trills from General Eduardo Zapateiro, who had been defending Gustavo Petro’s statements.
“Article 209 of the Constitution specifically bans military forces participating in political scenarios or engaging in democratic debates. The entire nation is upset. Sanchez said that this was a crucial moment for General Zapateiro’s actions. Sanchez held up his phone to broadcast the news on Facebook.
The president responded to the chaos by the president defended Zapateiro. He stated anyone who makes allegations against members the public force should be prosecuted.
Petro’s double role today, as a congressman/head of the opposition and as candidate, was denounced by President Duque.
“Who made https://gustavo-petrorkon718.bravejournal.net/post/2022/05/26/Reservists-of-the-Army-support-General-Zapateiro-and-criticize-Gustavo-Petro ?” Are they senators or a presidential candidate? gustavo petro quit Congress after I was selected for the popular consultation to be able to express my views freely as a candidate and not wear two hats and a double hat (…) to use the seat to attack, and then, when the institutions respond, they present themselves as victims, since that’s not democratic also,” the president said.
Sanchez tried following the controversy However, Sanchez was disqualified by the president, who demanded that Sanchez observe the rules.
What was the story behind Petro and Zapateiro do battle?
gustavo petro sent the message below through his social media channels on April 20. “While the soldiers are being killed in the Gulf Clan attack, some of the generals who are on the payroll of the clan are also being executed.” “The corruption in the ranks of the clan’s leadership is when drug trafficking officials end up being promoted to generals,” said the presidential candidate.
The response on Friday was the same “Senator,” he said, “Do not use your investiture [parliamentary inviolability] to politicize our deaths Instead, meet your civic duty of complaining to the Prosecutor’s office of the details discussed, regardless of where and when you may be.”