Duque is accused by Petro of using his position to attack the army and suggests that Petro should quit his job

The president was supposed to end his appearance at Asofundos speaking about pensions but he did so talking about politics, due a surprise interruption from an elected congressman.

President Ivan Duque’s closing address at the Asofondos Congress, Cartagena, did not be according to plan. Instead, Duque started to discuss politics and what he would do. He criticised Gustavo Petro for using his seat to criticize the army and criticized the fact that he’s an elected congressman and a candidate.

When Duvalier Sanchez Duvalier Sanchez, the Valle del Cauca representative chosen by the Green Alliance party to the Chamber was interrupted by him to ask what he was doing after the trills of General Eduardo Zappeiro’s comments against the presidential candidate Gustavo Petro, he had just begun greeting the people. . The Constitution explicitly prohibits the participation of military forces in any political situations, whether it is taking sides or in the democratic dialogue that exists. The entire country is in turmoil. It is a crucial moment that General Zapateiro’s actions were a major one,” Sanchez stated as he raised his phone to broadcast the events happening on his Facebook page.

The president responded to the protest with a strong defense of Zapateiro. He stated that anyone with allegations against members of the public forces should be tried.

Petro’s dual status as a congressman and head of the opposition in the present was condemned by the president Duque.

“Who are the perpetrators?” Which senator? ” http://b3.zcubes.com/v.aspx?mid=8320672 have resigned my position in Congress when I won a popular consultation to be permitted to speak freely as an candidate and not use double hat and an extra seat in order to attack them, then in response to the institutions by presenting themselves as the victim, since that’s not democracy either,” the president stated.

Sanchez tried to keep up with the debate, however, the president opposed him and demanded that he follow the guidelines.

What was the reason that caused the battle between Petro & Zapateiro to get started?

On the 20th of April, Petro published this message on his social media networks. “While https://www.onfeetnation.com/profiles/blogs/hard-cross-between-gustavo-petro-general-zapateiro-19 are being killed by the Gulf Clan, some of generals are on the clan’s payroll. “The leadership is corrupted when drug trafficking leaders rise to become generals,” wrote the presidential candidate.

The following Friday, Zapateiro replied the same way. “Senator,” Zapateiro said in the same tone: “Senator,” don’t take advantage of your investiture (parliamentary immunity) to attempt to make the death of our soldiers. Instead, you should perform your civic duty of making a substantiated complain to the Prosecutor of the facts you mention, whoever that is.”