The president was set to close his participation in Asofundos discussing pensions, however, he continued to speak about politics due to unexpected interruption by an elected congressman.
President Ivan Duque’s closing address at the Asofondos congress Cartagena was not what Duque had in mind. Instead of talking about pensions, Duque started to talk about politics and how. Gustavo Petro was criticised for using his chair to attack the army. He also criticized the fact that he’s also a presidential candidate as well as a congressman.
When Duvalier Sanchez Duvalier Sanchez, the Valle del Cauca representative chosen by the Green Alliance party to the Chamber was interrupted by him to inquire what he was doing after the trills of General Eduardo Zapateiro’s statements against presidential candidate Gustavo Petro, he had just begun greeting the people.
“Article 219” prohibits military personnel from taking sides, taking part in democratic debates, or participating in political discussions. petro gustavo is upset. Sanchez stated that it was a critical moment for General Zapateiro’s actions. Sanchez held up his phone and posted the events on Facebook.
https://blogfreely.net/gustavo-petroruur527/hard-cross-between-gustavo-petro-and-general-zapateiro reacted to the chaos with his defense of Zapateiro. He said that anyone who has a case against the members of the public force must be investigated.
https://pastelink.net/lf8wpbx4 was even more explicit and took the opportunity to criticize Petro’s dual status in the present as a congressman, head of the opposition and as a candidate.
“Who are gustavo petro ?” Are you Senator? “I quit my seat in Congress when I won the popular vote to be permitted to speak freely as a candidate and not wear a double hat and an extra seat in order to attack the institutions, and when the institutions reply with a presentation as the victim, since that’s not democracy either,” the president stated.
Sanchez tried to follow the controversy, however, the president stopped him and demanded that Sanchez adhere to the rules.
How did Petro and Zapateiro fight?
Petro posted the following message via his social networks on April 20 2010. “While the soldiers are being murdered by the Gulf Clan, some of generals are on the clan’s payroll. The leadership is corrupted because it is drug trafficking politicians who end up ascending to the rank of general,” the presidential candidate wrote.
On Friday, Zapateiro replied in the same manner: “Senator,” do not use your investiture (parliamentary inviolability), to prefigure the death of our soldiers, but rather fulfill your citizen duty to submit a substantiated complaint at the Prosecutor’s Office about the facts you mentioned regardless of who are.