https://www.grupoenergiadebogota.com/content/download/5967/88919/fi... , the presidential candidate generated a heated meeting over social networks between General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro, the commander of Army, as well as the person who is running for the first nation post under the Historic Pact. https://www.camara.gov.co/gustavo-petro-urrego claimed that some (generally) officers were "on the Clan’s payroll."
"While https://nuso.org/articulo/caso-gustavo-petro-flagrant-system-error/ are killed by Gulf Clan, some generals are employed by Clan. They end up climbing to the generals is what corrupts the leadership" Gustavo Petro stated on social media.
General Zapateiro's response
This message generated an Army commander's response. He asked the presidential candidate six times for his statement.
General Zapateiro stated that no one is more affected by the loss of a soldier than the people who wear camouflage.
https://www.asuntoslegales.com.co/gustavo-petro was unable to claim two properties in Cali.
In a subsequent message the officer of the highest rank spoke about the soldiers who had died in recent times. "Since 2021, more than 500 soldiers were injured or killed in the course of their mission. Their sacrifices were not publicized, and there has been no announcements. It's fascinating that the death of patriotic heroes now causes affliction, and it is used for other signs.
The commander of the army asked Gustavo Petro that if he has information on the links of generals with groups outside the law, he should make a complaint to the authorities.
"Senator Don't use your power of investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to pretend to politicize the deaths of our soldiers, rather perform your civic duty by submitting a substantiated complaint to the
@FiscaliaCol The facts that you mention, "whoever it is" the person who is named, and the general you mentioned.
He added another note: "I remind you that as a senator you're part of the group that you are allowed to identify as 'drug trafficking politicians'. https://www.semana.com/semana-tv/vicky-en-semana/articulo/me-preocu... would suggest that citizens do not generalize. Be respectful first"
One of the most controversial statements from the top officials is one in which he claimed Colombians saw their president receive money "ina garbage bag".
"I have never seen anyone receiving money from illegally obtained funds on TV." The Colombians were able to see you receive money in a bag" General Zapateiro declared.
In closing the official's statement, he wrote "to the oldest and most prestigious organization in the country, whose members, both men as well as women, have unflinchingly for the cause of democracy, this nation, for more than two centuries, even offering their lives, I demand respect."