Gustavo Petro's troll led to an uncomfortable meeting between the candidate for president and General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro (commander of the Army), on social media. Gustavo Petro gustavo petro Petro wrote in the message, "Some Clan officers are on their payroll."
"While soldiers are being killed by Gulf Clan, some generals are employed by Clan. The leadership is corrupted because the people who are involved in drug trafficking are the.that eventually ascend to the generals"" Gustavo Petro said on social networks.
General Zapateiro's response
The message provoked the response from the Army commander, who in six trills questioned the presidential candidate for his statement.
General Zapateiro stated that no one will be more affected by the loss of a soldier than us wearing camouflage.
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A senior officer also spoke out about the death of soldiers over the past few years. "Since 2021, over 500 military personnel have died and suffered injuries during the course of their mission. The sacrifice was unnoticed and there were not pronouncements. Gustavo Petro It's interesting to note that the demise of heroes of the fatherland has now caused affliction, and is also used to indicate other indications.
Gustavo Petro was asked by the army commander to inform Gustavo Petro about any possible links between generals, and other organizations other than the law. He also needs to make an official complaint to the authorities.
"Senator. You shouldn't make use of your investiture ("parliamentary inviolability") to attempt to politicize the death our soldiers. https://caracol.com.co/tag/gustavo_francisco_petro_urrego/a/ Instead, you should fulfill your civic responsibility of making a substantiated complaint to the
@FiscaliaCol you have mentioned the facts the facts you mentioned, regardless of who"" the general indicated.
He continued with a third note: "I recall that as senators, you are part of the group that you dare identify as 'drug-trafficking politicians'. https://www.larepublica.co/gustavo-petro As a citizen, it is crucial that you don't make generalizations. Be respectful first and foremost""
One of the most controversial statements by the top official is the claim that Colombians have seen the current presidential candidate receiving cash "in the garbage bag".
"I have not seen any generals receiving illegal cash on TV." General Zapateiro said that Colombians have seen him receiving money from an empty garbage bag.
And in a final message the official added "to the most enduring institution in the nation, whose members, both women and men, have steadfastly and without hesitation, have defended democracy of our nation for over 200 years, and even offered their lives for the cause to defend it, I request respect."