The Peruvian government conveyed to Chile its discomfort at the “disrespectful” manner in which the president of that country, Gabriel Boricreferred to the president In Boluarte at the VII Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC).
“Vice Foreign Minister Ignacio Higueras conveyed today to the Chilean Ambassador the discomfort that the disrespectful manner in which President Gabriel Boric referred to the President of the Republic Dina Boluarte in his speech at CELAC has generated in the Peruvian Government”expressed the Peruvian Foreign Ministry on its Twitter account.
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“He told him that the course chosen by the constitutional government of President Boluarte is the advancement of general elections so that Peruvians decide without interference and in peace the destiny of Peru. The Government will not change the course of democratic institutions”he added.
As is recalled, last Tuesday Gabriel Boric requested the release of the “opponents who are still detained in an undignified manner” in Nicaragua and assured that Peru needs a “change of direction” in the face of violence “unacceptable” of the last month.
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“We cannot be indifferent when today in our sister nation of Peru people who go out to march and demand what they consider fair end up being shot by those who should defend them”indicated Boric before the plenary of the block.
The Chilean president, who made his debut in a CELAC conclave after assuming power a year ago, stressed “the urgent need” of a change of course in Peru.
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“The balance that the path of repression and violence has left -after the failed self-coup of former President Pedro Castillo- is unacceptable”he added when referring to the more than 45 deceased who have left the protests.