Hard cross between Gustavo Petro and General Zapateiro

Hard cross between Gustavo Petro and General Zapateiro

A trill of the presidential candidate Gustavo Petro generated a tough interaction on social media between the presidential candidate who is running for the top position in the country by the Historic Pact and the commander of the Army General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro. In his tweet, Petro stated that certain (general) officers "are employed by the Clan."

"While the soldiers are executed by the Gulf Clan," Gustavo Petro said via social media. He also stated that some of the Clan's generals are on their payroll.  https://www.eluniversal.com.co/temas/-/meta/gustavo-petro The fact that they ascend toward the generals is the thing that corrupts the leadership" Gustavo Petro stated on social media.

General Zapateiro's response

The message provoked the response from the Army commander, who in six trills asked the presidential candidate about his remarks.

General Zapateiro declared that "no one is more hurt than those who don camouflage and their families and the country they live in however, their ultimate sacrifice for their country should never be used in political campaign narratives."

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In a different message, the top official voiced his opinion on recent soldier deaths. "Since 2021 over 500 soldiers have been injured and killed during the fulfillment of the mission. Their sacrifice was invisible, there were no pronouncements. It's odd that the death of heros of our fatherland do now cause an affliction that is used to create other indicators.

Gustavo Petro was asked by the army commander to notify Gustavo Petro about any possible connections between generals and other groups that are not law enforcement. He should also make an official complaint to the authorities.

"Senator. You should not utilize your oath ("parliamentary inviolability") to try and make the death of our soldiers more palatable. Instead, you should fulfill your civic responsibility of making a substantiated complaint to the


He added another note: "I remind you that as a senator you're part of a group that you dare to call out as 'drug-trafficking politicians'. As a citizen I advise to not to generalize. Respect first and most important"

One of the statements of the top official that caused the most controversy is the one which claims that Colombians have seen the present president receiving money "in garbage bags".

https://caracol.com.co/tag/gustavo_francisco_petro_urrego/a/ "I have never witnessed generals receive untruthful money on television."  petro gustavo The Colombians were able to see you receive money in a bag," General Zapateiro declared.

gustavo petro In the end the official's statement, he wrote "to the oldest group in the country, whose members, men, and women, have steadfastly for the cause of democracy and this nation for more than two centuries, even offering their lives for the cause, I demand that you be respected."

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