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Gustavo Petro's troll caused tension between the candidate of the presidency and general Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro the commander, on social media. Petro sent a message saying that some (generally-ranking) officers "are on Clan's payroll."
"While the soldiers are executed by the Gulf Clan," Gustavo Petro wrote on the social networks. He also stated that some of the Clan's generals are on their payroll. They end up climbing toward the generals is the thing that causes the leadership to be corrupted" Gustavo Petro stated on social media.
https://cnnespanol.cnn.com/2022/05/29/gustavo-petro-guerrillero-m-19-historia-orix-2/ General Zapateiro's response
This message generated the reply of the Army Commander, who in six trills interviewed the presidential candidate.
General Zapateiro said, "There is no one more hurt by the loss of a soldier more than the family members of camouflaged soldiers However, their ultimate sacrifice to the country should not be used in political campaigns narratives."
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In a second message the officer of the highest rank spoke about the numerous soldiers who had lost their lives in recent years. "Since 2021, over 500 military personnel have been killed and suffered injuries during the course of their mission. The sacrifice was unnoticed and there were no pronouncements. It's odd that the deaths of the heroes of the homeland does generate affliction and is used to signify other things."
https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/politica/petro-dice-que-en-su-gobierno-si-extraditaria-a-piedad-cordoba-NF17568612 https://www.dinero.com/empresas/confidencias-on-line/articulo/gustavo-petro-preocupa-a-wall-street/255306 Gustavo Petro was asked by the commander of the army to provide information to Gustavo Petro about any possible connections between generals and other groups that are not law enforcement. https://www.washingtonpost.com/es/post-opinion/2022/04/19/elecciones-colombia-2022-gustavo-petro-juan-fernando-petro-perdon/ He also needs to make a formal complaint to authorities.
"Senator Do not make use of your power of investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to try to politicize the deaths of our soldiers, rather fulfill your citizen duty of substantiated complaint to the
In a second note: "I remind you that as a senator you're part of a group that you dare to identify as 'drug trafficking politicians'. As an individual, I suggest that you do not simply generalize. First and foremost, respect."
Gustavo Petro One of the statements of the top official that caused the most controversy is one in which he claims that Colombians have witnessed the current president's campaign receiving money "in the garbage bag".
"I've never seen a general get ill-gotten wealth on TV." The Colombians have witnessed you receiving money from a garbage bag"" General Zapateiro stated.
In a final message, the official said that the "oldest institution in this nation with members who are of both genders have unflinchingly defended democracy in this nation for over 200 years, sometimes even sacrificing their lives to defend it, I demand respect."
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