Rejection. The Congress approved motion 5052 what do you propose reject “the constant acts of interference in the internal affairs of Peru” by Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) and Gustavo Petro Urrego, Presidents of Mexico and Colombiarespectively.
Indeed, with 61 votes in favour, the Plenary admitted said request so that the Peruvian Foreign Ministry can issue a statement expressing the rejection “to the constant and unacceptable acts of interference” of the political situation that has AMLO after the removal of the former president Pedro Castillo, who is in the Barbadillo prison serving preventive detention.
The Legislature points out that the statements of Lopez Obrador constitute “a violation of international law” to the detriment of Peruwhich is why they urge the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in charge of Foreign Minister Ana Gervasito submit said motion to the Mexican ambassador Pablo Monroy, recently expelled.
In this regard, the Chancellery bring the same approved motion to the Colombian ambassador in Peru, Eufracio Morales.
It should be remembered that last December 12, the governments of Mexico, Colombia, ArgentinaY bolivian showed their support for Pedro Castilloafter he was arrested for trying to carry out a coup.
“President Pedro Castillo, since the day of his election, he has been the victim of undemocratic harassment, violating (…) of the American Convention on Human Rights,” said a statement signed by the four countries.
Foreign Ministry called ambassadors for “interference”
For her part, Chancellor Ana Cecilia Gervasi announced that Peru would call for consultation the ambassadors of Bolivia, Mexico, Argentina, and Colombia.
This after considering the pronouncement of these four countries “an interference in the internal affairs of Peru”something that, according to the minister, “does not agree with the traditional ties of friendship.”
“With the president (Dina Boluarte) we have arranged the call in consultation to Lima to our ambassadors in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia and Mexico in reaction to the interference in the internal affairs of Peru by the highest authorities of the aforementioned countries, whose statements question the presidential succession,” he declared from the Chancellery.