The president was supposed to close his participation in Asofundos speaking about pensions however, he continued to speak about politics due to a surprise interruption from an elected congressman.
https://diigo.com/0onwlb closing speech of President Ivan Duque at the Asofondos congress was not as scheduled. Instead of talking about pensions Duque began to discuss politics and how. gustavo petro was criticised for making use of his chair to criticize the army, and he was also critical of the fact that he’s both a 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 his speech to inquire about what he was doing following the sound of General Eduardo Zapateiro’s statements against presidential candidate Gustavo Petro, he had just started the greetings.
“Article 219 prohibits military forces from taking sides, engaging in democratic debates, or participating in political situations. The entire nation is upset. It’s a critical moment the way General Zapateiro acted,” Sanchez said as he reached for his phone and posted everything going on via his Facebook account.
The president reacted with force to Zapateiro’s defense amid all the chaos and stated that if anyone has complaints against public force members they must be prosecuted.
Petro’s dual status as a congressman and leader of the opposition was criticized by the president Duque.
“Who are the culprits?” Are you Senator? “I have resigned from Congress in order to have the freedom to voice my views freely and freely as a candidate and not use the double hat (…) for a seat to attack, then when the institutions react, make myself appear as the victim. That’s not democracy,” the president stated.
http://gustavo-petrodslz694.xtgem.com/__xt_blog/__xtblog_entry/__xtblog_entry/26917589-lights-and-shadows-by-gustavo-petro-winner-of-the-historic-pact?__xtblog_block_id=1#xt_blog tried to keep up with the controversy , but was disqualified by President Obama, who demanded Sanchez follow the rules.
How did the battle between Petro, Zapateiro begin?
Petro shared the message below on his networks, April 20, 2010. “While soldiers are dying in the hands of Gulf Clan terrorists, some generals work for the clan.” The corruption in the leadership can be seen when it’s those who traffic in drugs end up becoming generals.” the presidential candidate wrote.
https://abbott-harmon.technetbloggers.de/reservists-of-the-army-support-general-zapateiro-and-critique-gustavo-petro following Friday, Zapateiro reacted to the same question: “Senator, do not make use of your investment (parliamentary inviolability) to try to politicize the deaths of our soldiers. Instead, perform your civic duty by submitting a an substantiated complaint to the Prosecutor’s office of the facts that you mention no matter who you are.”