Duque accuse Petro, saying that he used his job to attack army. Duque suggests Petro be fired.

The president was supposed to talk about pensions when the president decided to end his Asofundos participation. But he chose to discuss politics instead, following being interrupted by an elected congressman.

The final speech delivered by the president Ivan Duque at the Asofondos congress did not go as scheduled. Instead of addressing , he started to talk about politics and how. Gustavo Petro was attacked for making use of the house to attack the military. He also criticized the dual role he has as a congressman and a candidate.

He had not even started with the greetings when the representative of the Chamber chosen by Valle del Cauca of the Green Alliance party, Duvalier Sanchez interrupted him to inquire of the representative what he planned to do following the comments of General Eduardo Zapateiro against the statements of the presidential candidate Gustavo Petro .

“Article 219 prohibits military forces from taking sides, engaging in democratic debates, or participating in political debates. The whole country is upset. stated, “It’s a critical time that General Zapateiro’s done,” as he held his phone in front of him and posted everything on his Facebook account.

The president came to defend Zapateiro’s position in the midst of all the chaos and stated that anyone who has accusations against public force members the person should be brought to justice.

Petro’s dual role as a congressman as well as the head of opposition and candidate today was further attacked by the president Duque.

“Who is accusing you? Are they a senator or a presidential candidate? “I quit Congress after winning the popular consultation to be able to freely express my opinions freely as a candidate, and not use a double-hat to take seats to attack, and then when institutions are receptive by presenting me as a victim, because it isn’t democratic,” said the president.

Sanchez tried to get involved in the debate however he was detained by the president who demanded that Sanchez adhere to the rules.

What was the reason why the battle to defend Petro and Zapateiro get started?

The message was released by Petro on the 20th of April via his networks. “While the soldiers are being murdered by the Gulf Clan, some of generals are on clan’s payroll. “The corruption in the leadership comes when drug trafficking politicians end-up ascending to generals,” said the presidential candidate. following Friday, Zapateiro reacted to the same question: “Senator, do not take advantage of your power of investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to attempt to politicize the death of our soldiers. Instead, fulfill your citizen duty of providing a substantiated report to the Prosecutor’s office of the facts you have mentioned regardless of who you are.”