Duque charges Petro of having used his job to attack his army. Duque suggests Petro resign.

The president was supposed to discuss pensions and the closing of Asofundos. Instead, the president spoke about politics.

The final speech delivered by President Ivan Duque at the Asofondos congress did not go as scheduled. Instead of discussing pensions, the president began talking about politics and how. Gustavo Petro ‘s decision to use his seat to criticize and attack the military was something he was critical of. , Valle del Cauca’s representative to the Chamber, interjected to interrupt his question to inquire about what he planned to do following the trills from General Eduardo Zapateiro, who had been defending Gustavo Petro’s statements.

“Article 219″ of the Constitution expressly prohibits the military forces from being involved in political situations and taking sides, or even participating in the debate on democracy that exists. The entire nation is in turmoil. It’s a critical moment that General Zapateiro’s actions were a major one,” Sanchez stated as the phone was raised to broadcast what was happening on his Facebook page.

In of the commotion, the president responded by offering a strong defense of Zapateiro and stated that if anyone was accused against public officials, force they should go to court. did not stop there and used the opportunity to denounce Petro’s dual role today as a congressman, the head of the opposition and as a candidate.

“Who is the one making these accusations?” Are you a senator? “I quit Congress to express my opinions freely as a Candidat and not use the double hat (…) for an office to make a statement or criticize the institutions, and when they react, make myself appear as the victim. This isn’t democracy,” the president stated.

Sanchez attempted to follow the issue, but the president was adamant and demanded that he follow the rules.

How did the battle between Petro, Zapateiro begin?

petro gustavo posted this message to his social media accounts on April 20th, “While the soldiers are being executed by the Gulf Clan,” Petro posted this message on his networks. The drug traffickers are the ones who appear like the leaders have been infiltrated,” the presidential candidate wrote.

This Friday Zapateiro replied in the same way: “Senator, do not make use of your power of investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to attempt to politicize the death of our soldiers. Instead, fulfill your citizen duty of an substantiated complaint to the Prosecutor’s Office about the facts that you mention regardless of who you are.”