After the resignation of Avelino Guillén as head of the Ministry of the Interior last Friday, January 28, Much was said about the position of peter castle, who has not yet declared on the matter. This is how the lawyer Rocío Silva Santisteban has spoken via Twitter and demanded that Castillo issue his statement and clarify whether or not he will offer his support to former Minister Guillén.
Along the same lines, Santisteban commented on the possible actions that Castillo would take if he were to pronounce himself. At the moment it is known that Prime Minister Mirtha Vásquez has expressed her support.
However, there is uncertainty about how the head of state could take this, since there is a possibility that Castillo supports General Gallardo. According to Santisteban, Castillo could even turn his back on the head of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers.
“Avelino Guillén submitted his resignation yesterday and until this time on Saturday night there is no response. Prime Minister Mirtha Vásquez supports him, but we don’t know if Pedro Castillo Terrones is going to do it or if he is going to keep General Gallardo. Or he’s going to take them both out. Or all three. That’s not how Peru plays,” reads the former congresswoman’s Twitter.
Guillén spoke about Pedro Castillo
The resigning Minister of the Interior, Avelino Guillentold in an interview with La República the details about his resignation from office and stated that he was waiting for the head of state, Pedro Castillo, to support his position regarding the disagreements with the General Commander of the National Police, Javier Gallardo Mendoza.
“I hoped that the President of the Republic would support his minister, but he preferred to remain silent and put himself in profile. That is a thunderous silence, because it says a lot. He has expressed a position of clear and direct support for the Commander General of the Police, ”said Guillén.