The Minister of Justice and Human Rights, Félix Chero Medina, reported that the initiative of the parliamentarians Pasión Dávila (Free Peru) and Digna Calle (Podemos Perú) to shorten the period of the presidential and congressional mandate will be analyzed by the Executive to make a decision in this regard.
“The early elections is a possibility, It will be evaluated in due course and we will surely make a decision. You have to talk without revenge, “she said in an interview for Canal N.
It is worth mentioning that, in recent days, the situation has generated a division between various legislators, among them, those who support the initiative (Susel Paredes, María del Carmen Alva, Alejandro Cavero, Héctor Acuña, Carlos Zeballos, etc.), who are against (Ruth Luque, Karol Paredes, José Arriola, José Jerí, Roberto Chiabra, Jorge Montoya, etc.) and those who withdrew their initial approval of the proposal (Waldemar Cerrón, Silvana Robles Margot Palacios, Paul Gutiérrez, etc.).
the constituent assembly
the minister Chero Medina He also referred to the change in the constitution and mentioned being confident that “the expectations of the people must be heard”, since the proposal is established.
“We have presented a bill on the constituent assembly agreed with specialists. It is a partial reform of the constitution by addition and does not violate the constitutional framework. There are six parties that in their government plans proposed a new Constitution. What we seek is to legislate for the country,” he added.
there is no plan b
On the other hand, Félix Chero denied that the Government of President Pedro Castillo has a plan B in case the Congress of the Republic rejects the bill to submit to a popular vote the installation of a constituent Assembly; On the contrary, he mentioned that the Executive Branch has democratically presented this proposal to the Legislature, and hopes that this will continue with an open and high-level debate where all sectors of the country participate.
“We don’t have a plan B. The only democratic plan we had is to present this bill, which is already in the hands of the Legislature, but we have not agreed on a plan B in the Executive, and therefore could not affirm (its existence), “he said.