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12 May 2022
Gustavo Petro's troll led to tension between the candidate for presidency and General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro (commander of the Army), on social media. Petro declared that a number of (generally) officers were "on the payroll of the Clan."
"While soldiers are murdered by Gulf Clan, some generals are on the payroll of Clan. They end up climbing to the generals is what corrupts the leadership" Gustavo Petro stated on social media.
https://nuso.org/articulo/caso-gustavo-petro-flagrant-system-error/ provoked the Army commander to respond, and he in six trills asked the presidential candidate about his remarks.
gustavo petro declared, "There is no one more hurt by the loss of a soldier than the camouflaged soldiers and their families, but their ultimate sacrifice for the country shouldn't be used as a narrative for political campaigns."
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In another announcement, the highest official voiced his opinion on recent soldier deaths. "More than 500 military personnel have been injured or killed since 2021. There was no announcement about their sacrifice. It's odd that the deaths of heroes of our country are now causing discomfort that can be utilized to create other indicators.
https://caracol.com.co/tag/gustavo_francisco_petro_urrego/a/ 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 also needs to make an official complaint to the authorities.
"Senator. Don't make use of your investiture, parliamentary inviolability to foretell the demise of our troops. Instead, you should do your duty as a citizen by submitting a substantiated grievance to the
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He added another sentence: "I remind senators that they are part of the group that you can call 'drug trafficking lawmakers'. I would like to encourage citizens to not make generalizations. First and foremost, respect""
The official's message that was the most high-ranking official that generated the most controversy was one that said that Colombians have seen the current president receive money from bags.
"I've never witnessed a general earn illicit fortune on television." General Zapateiro claimed that Colombians have seen him receiving money from an empty garbage bag.
In a closing message the official said "to the oldest institution in this country, whose members men and women, unconditionally have stood up for the democratic principles of this country for over 200 years, even offering their lives for the cause, I demand respect."