Duque claim Petro that he uses his position to attack and destroy the army. Duque suggests that Petro resign.

The president was scheduled to talk about pensions and close Asofundos. Instead, the president spoke about politics.

President Ivan Duque’s closing speech during the Asofondos Congress in Cartagena did not start according to plan and instead of addressing pensions the president ended up talking about politics and the ways in which. was criticized for making use of his position to use against the army. gustavo petro complained the fact that he’s both an opponent and congressman.

Duvalier Sánchez, Valle del Cauca’s representative to the Chamber intervened to interrupt him to ask what he planned to do following the trills from General Eduardo Zapateiro, who had been trying to defend Gustavo Petro ‘s claims.

“Article 219″ prohibits military personnel from taking sides, engaging in democratic debates, or participating in political discussions. The whole country is in chaos. This is a crucial moment, the way General Zapateiro acted,” Sanchez said as he held up his phone and broadcasted everything that was going on via his Facebook account.

The president reacted to the chaos by his defense of Zapateiro. He said that anyone with accusations against the members of the public force must be investigated.

Petro’s dual roles as a congressman and as the head of opposition and a presidential candidate was attacked by President Duque.

“Who was the person who made the accusations?” A senator or an individual candidate? I have resigned from Congress after I was selected for the popular vote to be able to voice my opinion freely as a potential candidate and not wear a double hat and a double hat (…) to take advantage of an office to attack others and then, when the institutions react, portray themselves as victims as that’s not democracy also,” the president said.

Sanchez tried to follow the controversy, but the president prevented him and demanded that Sanchez abide by the rules of the event.

What caused the fight between Petro & Zapateiro to get started?

Petro shared the message below via his networks, April 20, 2010. “While the soldiers are being killed by the Gulf Clan,” Petro wrote this message on his networks. are the ones who appear like the leaders have been deceived,” the presidential candidate wrote.

The following Friday, Zapateiro reacted to the same question: “Senator, do not use your investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to pretend to politicize the deaths of our soldiers. Instead, do gustavo petro as a citizen by filing a an substantiated complaint to the Prosecutor’s office of the facts you have mentioned regardless of who you are.”