Duque accuse Petro, saying that he made use of his position to attack military. Duque suggests Petro be fired.

The president was supposed to discuss pensions and closing Asofundos. Instead the president addressed politics.

President Ivan Duque’s closing speech at the Asofondos congress, Cartagena, did not take place according to plan. Instead, Duque started to talk about politics and the ways in which. Gustavo Petro ‘s use of his seat to attack and critique the military was something that he was critical of.

Duvalier Santiago, the Valle of the Cauca Green Alliance representative, interrupted him and asked him what he would respond to the actions of General Eduardo Zapateiro in opposition to Gustavo Petro’s remarks.

“Article 209″ of the Constitution specifically bans military forces from participating in political situations or engaging in democratic debates. The country is upset. It’s a crucial moment for that General Zapateiro took part in,” Sanchez said as the phone was held up and posted everything happening on his Facebook account.

The president was caught in the middle of the commotion The president reacted with a forceful defense of Zapateiro and stated that if anyone had accusations against public officials, forcibly, they should be brought to the courts.

Petro’s double role today as a congressman/head of the opposition as well as as a presidential candidate, was criticised by the president Duque.

“Who are the accusers?” Are you Senator? “I resigned my position in Congress after I won a popular consultation to be permitted to speak freely as a candidate and not wear a double hat and the double seat to attack then, in response to the institutions by presenting themselves to the victim, because this is not democracy,” the president stated.

Sanchez tried to keep up with the debate, but the president prevented Sanchez from doing so and demanded he respect the rules of the occasion.

What was petro gustavo behind Petro and Zapateiro fight?

gustavo petro posted this message to his social media accounts on April 20th, “While the soldiers are killed by the Gulf Clan, some of generals are on clan’s payroll. Drug traffickers are the ones who make it appear like the leaders have been deceived,” the presidential candidate wrote.

On , Zapateiro replied with the same words: “Senator,” do not use your investiture, (parliamentary inviolability) to foretell the death of our troops, but rather fulfill your citizen duty to file a well-substantiated complaint with the Prosecutor’s Office of the information you provided regardless of who you are.