Duque claims Petro de using his job to attack the army, and proposes that Petro should resign.

The president was scheduled to talk about pensions when he decided to close his Asofundos participation. However, chose to speak about politics instead, following being interrupted by an elected congressman.

The closing speech of the president Ivan Duque at the Asofondos congress was not as scheduled. Instead of talking about pensions the president began talking about politics and how. petro gustavo was criticized for using his position to use against the army. He also complained that he is both an opponent and congressman.

Duvalier Santiago Duvalier Santiago Valle del 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 statements.

“Article 209 of the Constitution specifically prohibits the military forces participating in political scenarios or taking sides in democratic debates. The nation is furious. Sanchez stated that it was a critical moment for General Zapateiro’s actions. Sanchez held his phone and posted the events on Facebook.

The president responded forcefully to defend Zapateiro’s position amid all the chaos and declared that anyone who has complaints against public force members, they should face justice.

gustavo petro was even more explicit and took the opportunity to criticize Petro’s dual roles today as a congressman, head of the opposition, as well as a presidential candidate.

“Who is the one making these accusations?” A senator or an individual candidate? “I have resigned from Congress in order to express my views freely and freely as a candidate and not to use the double hat (…) to gain a seat to attack or criticize the institutions, and when they respond, present myself as the one who is being attacked. petro gustavo isn’t democracy,” the president stated.

Sanchez attempted to stay on top of the controversy , but was stopped by President Obama who demanded Sanchez adhere to the rules.

How did the fight for Petro and Zapateiro begin?

Petro sent this message to his social networks on April 20th, “While soldiers are being killed by the Gulf Clan, some of generals are on the clan’s payroll. The corruption within the clan’s leadership is evident when it is drug trafficking politicians that become generals.” the presidential candidate wrote

On Friday, Zapateiro reacted in the same manner: “Senator,” do not use your investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to predict the demise of our troops instead, you should fulfill your citizen duty to file a well-substantiated complaint with the Prosecutor’s office of the information you provided regardless of who are.