Duque claim Petro of using his position to attack and destroy the army. Duque suggests that Petro resign.

https://pastelink.net/y5e8wljl was supposed to discuss pensions and the closing of Asofundos. Instead, gustavo petro spoke about politics.

https://squareblogs.net/gustavo-petrodyfm113/hard-cross-between-gustavo-petro-and-general-zapateiro closing speech at the Asofondos Congress in Cartagena was not as planned and, instead of talking about pensions the president ended up talking about politics and how. Gustavo Petro’s use of his seat to attack and criticize the military was something he criticized.

He had barely begun with the greetings when the member of the Chamber elected by Valle del Cauca of the Green Alliance party, Duvalier Sanchez interrupted him to inquire of him what he was going to do following the comments of General Eduardo Zapateiro against the statements of presidential candidate Gustavo Petro.

“Article 219” of the Constitution prohibits military from taking part in political scenarios and taking sides, or even participating in the democratic debate that exists. https://www.openlearning.com/u/wangpaulsen-rawk3t/blog/GustavoPetroWinsTheHistoricPactForLightsAndShadows is in disarray. It’s a crucial moment for that General Zapateiro took part in,” Sanchez said as he reached for his phone and broadcast everything that was happening on his Facebook page.

The president responded to the commotion with a firm defense of Zapateiro. He said that anyone with allegations against members of public force personnel must be brought to trial.

gustavo petro as a congressman and head of the opposition was criticized by President Duque.

“Who is accusing me of this?” A senator or someone running for office? The president stated that I was resigning as a member of Congress after winning the popular consultation. The reason for this was that I wanted to allow me, as a candidate to freely voice my opinions and not put on a double helmet to attack the institution and then paint myself as a victim. This is not democratic.”

Sanchez tried following the controversy however Sanchez was detained by the president who demanded Sanchez adhere to the rules.

What was the reason why the battle to defend Petro and Zapateiro get started?

Petro published the following message through his social media channels on April 20. “While soldiers are murdered by Gulf Clan, some generals are employed by the clan. “The leadership is corrupted when drug trafficking politicians rise to become generals,” wrote the presidential candidate.

This Friday , Zapateiro replied exactly the same way.