A tinkle from presidential candidate Gustavo Petro generated a tough meeting on social networks between the candidate for the top position in the country by the Historic Pact and the commander of the Army General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro. Petro declared that a number of (generally) officers were "on the payroll of the Clan."

"While the soldiers in the Gulf Clan are being killed however, their generals are on the payroll of the Clan." When those who have been who are involved in trafficking drugs become the. that they end up becoming generals themselves," Gustavo Petro shared on social media.

General Zapateiro's response

The message prompted an Army commander's response, who demanded the candidate for president six times to clarify his position.

https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustavo_Petro "There is nobody that is more grieved by the loss of a soldier more than those who wear camouflage and, obviously, their families and the nation itself. However, their sacrifice to the country should not be used in political campaign narratives," General Zapateiro said.

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A second message was also sent by the officer in charge who spoke about the recent deaths of soldiers. "Since 2021, over 500 military personnel have been injured or killed in the course of their mission. Their sacrifices have not been recognized publicly, therefore there has been no announcements. It's interesting to note that the death of heroes of the homeland is now causing affliction and it is used for other signs.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/es/post-opinion/2022/04/19/elecciones-colombia-2022-gustavo-petro-juan-fernando-petro-perdon/ Gustavo Petro was asked by the army commander to notify Gustavo Petro about any possible links between generals, and other groups that are not law enforcement. petro gustavo https://cnnespanol.cnn.com/2022/05/29/gustavo-petro-guerrillero-m-19-historia-orix-2/ He also needs to make an official complaint to the authorities.

"Senator. Do not use your investiture (parliamentary immunity) to attempt to politicize the death of our soldiers. Instead, fulfill your citizen duty and submit a substantiated complaint.

https://flip.org.co/index.php/es/informacion/pronunciamientos/item/2883-gustavo-petro-estigmatiza-y-genera-un-clima-de-violencia-contra-rcn petro gustavo @FiscaliaCol, of the facts you cite, who is"" the person who is the general mentioned.

He then offered a third note: "I recall that as a senator, you are part of a group you can identify as 'drug trafficking politicians'. https://americasquarterly.org/fulltextarticle/quien-le-teme-a-gustavo-petro/ As an individual, it's crucial that you don't just generalize. First, you must respect the rights of others"

One of the most controversial messages from the top official is that they claimed that Colombians have witnessed the current presidential candidate getting cash "in the garbage bag".

"I've never seen a general get ill-gotten riches on TV." General Zapateiro said that Colombians were familiar with the practice of receiving money from garbage bags.

Gustavo Petro In the final statement, the official said that the "oldest institution in this nation which has members both of both genders have unflinchingly defended democracy in this nation for more than 200 years, sometimes even sacrificing their lives to defend it, I ask for respect."