Duque complains to Petro of using his position to attack and decimate the army. Duque suggests that Petro resign.

The president was scheduled to talk about pensions and the closing of Asofundos. Instead the president talked about politics.

President Ivan Duque’s closing speech at the Asofondos Congress in Cartagena did not start according to plan and instead of discussing pensions, he talked about politics and the ways in which. Duque criticized Gustavo Petro for using his seat to criticize the army, and also criticized the fact his dual status as running for congress and also a presidential candidate.

Duvalier Santiago Duvalier Santiago, the Valle del Cauca Green Alliance representative, interrupted him and asked him what he would do following the trills of General Eduardo Zapateiro in opposition to Gustavo Petro ‘s statements.

“Article 219” prohibits military personnel from taking sides, participating in democratic debates or participating in political debates. petro gustavo is stunned. ‘s a critical moment and what General Zapateiro did,” Sanchez stated as he shook his phone to broadcast all that was going on on his Facebook page.

The president responded in strength to the protest by defending Zapateiro.

Petro’s dual status as a congressman as well as head of the opposition today was condemned by the president Duque.

“Who is making the accusations? A senator or someone running for office? “I resigned from Congress following my victory in the popular poll in order to have the freedom to voice my opinions as a candidate and not to wear an uni-hat in order to make use of seats to attack others and when institutions are receptive by presenting myself as a victim because it isn’t democratic,” said the president.

Sanchez attempted to stay on the right side of the controversy but the president was adamant and demanded that he adhere to the rules.

What was petro gustavo behind Petro and Zapateiro do battle?

Petro shared this message on his social media accounts on April 20th, “While the troops are being executed by the Gulf Clan,” Petro posted this message to his networks. The leadership is corrupted when it is the drug trafficking politicians who are promoted to generals,” the presidential candidate wrote

On Friday, Zapateiro reacted with the same words: “Senator,” do not use your investiture (parliamentary inviolability), to prefigure the end of our troops instead, you should fulfill your citizen duty to make a valid complaint to the Prosecutor’s Office of the facts you mentioned regardless of who are.