Duque is accused by Petro of using his job to threaten the army, and proposes that he resign

The president was scheduled to talk about pensions and close Asofundos. Instead, the president spoke about politics.

President Ivan Duque’s closing speech at the Asofondos congress, Cartagena, did not be as planned. Instead, Duque began to discuss politics and what he would do. Gustavo Petro was criticized for using his seat as a weapon against the army. He also criticized the fact his dual status as an opponent and a congressman.

He was not even beginning with greetings, when the member of the Chamber elected by Valle del Cauca of the Green Alliance party, Duvalier Sanchez, interrupted him to ask him what he was going to do following the snarls of General Eduardo Zapateiro against the statements of the presidential candidate Gustavo Petro.

“Article 229. The Constitution specifically prohibits the involvement of military forces in political scenarios, taking sides or participating in the dialogue between democratic parties that exists. The entire nation is in turmoil. https://notes.io/qeqUs said, “It’s a critical time the way General Zapateiro’s actions have been carried out,” as he held his phone up and broadcast the entire event on his Facebook page.

The president reacted to the protest with a firm defense of Zapateiro. He said anyone who had accusations against public force personnel must be brought to trial.

Petro’s double status as a congressman as well as head of the opposition today was criticised by President Duque.

“Who is making the accusations?” Are https://www.cookprocessor.com/members/gustavo-petrowftv390/activity/1721147/ ? I have resigned from Congress after I was selected for the popular vote to be able to express my views freely as a candidate and not put on a double hat and a double hat (…) to use the seat to attack, and, when the institutions respond, present themselves as a victim, as that’s not democracy also,” the president said.

Sanchez tried to follow the controversy, however, the president stopped him and demanded that Sanchez adhere to the rules.

What was the story behind Petro and Zapateiro do battle?

Petro shared the message below on his social media networks on the 20th of April, 2010. “While gustavo petro are being killed by the Gulf Clan,” Petro wrote this message to his networks. ” petro gustavo within the ranks of the clan’s leadership is when drug trafficking officials end up ascending to generals,” said the presidential candidate.

The Friday’s response was the sameas Friday’s “Senator,” he said, “Do not use your investiture [parliamentary inviolability] to make our deaths more political Instead, meet your obligation as a citizen by substantiated complaints to the Prosecutor’s office of the details discussed, regardless of where and when you might be.”