Gustavo Petro's trill caused a conflict between the presidential candidate and general Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro the commander via social media. In his tweet, Petro declared that a few (general) officers "are employed by the Clan."
"While soldiers are being killed by Gulf Clan, some generals are on the payroll of Clan. petro gustavo rise to generals." Gustavo Petro, an internet user has stated that the heads of drug trafficking are corrupted.
General Zapateiro's response
This message generated the reply to the Army Commander, who in six trills interviewed the presidential candidate.
"There is no one who is more grieved by the loss of a soldier more than the people who wear camouflage, and obviously their families as well as the nation itself. However, their ultimate sacrifice for the country shouldn't be used in political campaign narratives," General Zapateiro said.
https://www.elheraldo.co/gustavo-petro has been denied two homes in Cali.
petro gustavo was also sent by the top officer that spoke of the recent deaths of soldiers. "More than 500 military personnel have been killed or injured since 2021. There was no announcement about their sacrifice. https://www.elespectador.com/tags/gustavo-petro/ that the deaths of the heroes of the homeland causes affliction and is used for other signs."
Gustavo Petro, an army commander, demanded that Gustavo Petro inform the authorities whether he has information about generals that have connections to organizations that aren't law-abiding.
"Senator. Don't use your investiture (parliamentary immunity) to attempt to use it to sway the fate of our troops. Instead, fulfill your duty as a citizen and file an authentic complaint.
@FiscaliaCol, the information you provided who it is"" the general indicated.
https://www.semana.com/semana-tv/vicky-en-semana/articulo/me-preocu... added a second phrase: "I remind senators that they belong to the group you call 'drug trafficking lawmakers'. As https://www.eluniversal.com.co/temas/-/meta/gustavo-petro advise to not generalize. First and foremost, respect"
The most controversial statement of the official in charge was that Colombians were able to see the current president candidate receive cash "in garbage bags".
"I've never seen a general get ill-gotten riches on TV." petro gustavo saw you get money from a bag," General Zapateiro declared.
In conclusion, the official stated that "to the oldest institution in the country which has protected the democracy of the nation for over 200 years, sometimes even risking their own lives" and called for respect.