A hard cross Gustavo Petro & General Zapateiro
"While soldiers are being killed by Gulf Clan, some generals are on the payroll of Clan. If politicians who are involved in drug trafficking become the. that they end up rising to the generals," Gustavo Petro shared on social media.
General Zapateiro's response
The Army commander was able to respond to this request and took six rounds, questioned the presidential candidate.
General Zapateiro stated that nobody is more affected by the death of a soldier than the people who wear camouflage.
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An officer of the highest rank spoke out about the death of soldiers over the past few years. https://www.elcolombiano.com/colombia/politica/petro-dice-que-en-su-gobierno-si-extraditaria-a-piedad-cordoba-NF17568612 Gustavo Petro "Since 2021 over 500 military personnel have been killed and injured as they carried out their mission. The sacrifice of these soldiers was invisible, there were no declarations. https://www.eltiempo.com/bogota/luis-ernesto-gomez-reacciones-por-su-llegada-a-campana-de-gustavo-petro-674840 It is curious that now the deaths of the heroes of our country causes affliction and can be used as a sign for other reasons."
Gustavo Petro, an army commander, demanded that Gustavo Petro inform the authorities if he knows anything regarding generals with connections to groups that are not law-abiding.
"Senator Don't use your investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to pretend to politicize the death of our soldiers. Instead perform your civic duty by submitting a an substantiated complaint to
@FiscaliaCol you have mentioned the facts, whoever it may be"" the person who was mentioned as the general.
He then offered a third note: "I recall that as senator, you're part of a group you are able to identify as 'drug-trafficking politicians'. I urge citizens to not generalize. Respect first and foremost"
One of the statements of the official who caused the most controversy is the one that says that the Colombians have seen the current presidential candidate receiving cash "in garbage bags".
"I have not seen anyone receive money from illegally obtained funds on television." gustavo petro General Zapateiro claimed that Colombians have seen him receive money in a trash bag.
In a closing message, the official added that "to the oldest institution in this country, whose members, men and women, unconditionally, have defended the democracy of this nation for over 200 years, sometimes even risking their own lives to defend it, I request respect."