Crisis in Peru: An OAS mission meets Pedro Castillo

Share This Post

- Advertisement -

The high-level group of the Organization of American States (OAS) visited Peru He started his program this Monday of dating in lima for assess the political crisis in the country with an audience at the Government Palace with the Peruvian president, Pedro Castillo, and his ministers.

- Advertisement -

The mission, led by the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay Eladio Loizagaarrived at the headquarters of the Presidency to carry out the first meeting on the agenda, after which will visit Parliament meet his boss José Williams and the representatives of the benches.

The high-level group consists of Pablo Tettamanti, Vice-Chancellor of Argentina; from Belize, Eamon Courtenay; from Costa Rica, Arnoldo André; from Ecuador, Juan Carlos Holguin; from Guatemala, Mario Adolfo Búcaro, and from Paraguay, Julio César Arriola, as well as the Deputy Minister of Multilateral Affairs of Colombia, Laura Gil.

- Advertisement -

The president of the judiciary, Elvia Barrios, reported that her meeting with the mission will be on Tuesday at noon and that they will explain the path they have followed to bring about justice, in the face of allegations of alleged corruption filed against Castillo and his closest entourage.

On October 20, the plenary session of the OAS decided to send a mission to Peru to study the political crisis, after President Castillo asked the organization to activate the Inter-American Democratic Charter after considering that a “new form of coup” against him.

The president made the statement after the national prosecutor, Patricia Benavides, filed a constitutional complaint against him in Congress as the alleged leader of a criminal organization in the executive branch, a charge the president denies.

Sunday Loizaga told the press that the mission will meet “everyone” when asked if he can also meet with the Attorney General.

Meetings “with everyone”

Likewise, the spokesman released a message on social networks in which he said he knew that the visit of the OAS mission “has raised great expectations in Peru” and that “any gesture we make or word we say will be interpreted as a position taken by the group in one sense or another, but Nothing is further from reality“.

He reiterated that they will devote themselves to listening to “the executive, legislative and judicial powers. The government and the opposition. Religious, trade union, business, professional and civil society representatives”.

The only objective of the visit, he insisted, is “to listen to the Peruvian people”, always in compliance with the Constitution, sovereignty and rule of law of the Latin American country.

Executive sources told El Comercio that President Castillo closed on Sunday evening, in coordination with the Prime Minister, Aníbal Torres, and Foreign Minister César Landa, and other members of the ministerial cabinet, the presentation he will give this Monday to the special group of the OSA.

They added that the presentation split reporting allegations of fraud by a sector of the opposition, which initially refused to acknowledge his victory. They indicated the president will also say that Parliament attempted to leave him vacant on two occasions before he completed his first year in office.

EFE extension

Source: Clarin

- Advertisement -

Related Posts