AMLO and the most controversial phrases that caused a diplomatic crisis between Peru and Mexico

AMLO considered the leadership of the Pacific Alliance compatible with Peru, but there was a “technical coup” and Pedro Castillo was ousted. (EFE)

On Friday night, the President, Tina Polwarteissued a statement in which he announced that he had ordered the peremptory withdrawal of the Peruvian ambassador to Mexico. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO)He described the Peruvian president as a “bad president” and reiterated his solidarity with former head of state Pedro Castillo.

“I have ordered the peremptory retirement of our Ambassador to the United States, and in this way, diplomatic relations Peru and Mexico They are formally at the business manager level,” Polwart said in the latest chapter of a diplomatic crisis that has worsened with each of the Mexican president’s criticisms of Peruvian authorities since the start of the social uprising, in which more than 60 people have died in clashes between demonstrators and the police and army.

A few days after the removal of Pedro Castillo, Lopez Obrador He pointed out that the former Peruvian president was severely persecuted by his opponents in Congress and by the elite until he was ousted.

“Unbelievable as it may seem, they rejected him for moral incompetence. The truth is, they are vested interests and all this affects people,” he said.

Why don’t they like Castillo? He is not a fife, as he is a teacher from a town in the mountains of Peru. So, they never accepted it, because they like democracy when it suits them, but in democracy we all count the same, we are all equal; Also, race does not exist, it does not exist and there should not be racism, there should not be classism, what should exist is humanity,” he added.

Castillo’s wife Lilia Paredes and Andrés Manuel López Obrador recently met in Mexico. (Willocks)

In January, AMLO again mentioned the former Peruvian president Pedro CastilloA detainee in Barbadillo prison and the complex political and social situation Peru is going through.

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“We should not leave our brothers and sisters alone Peru. What they did with Pedro Castillo is a shame And the way they oppress people. A statement must be jointly signed to request that oppression”, said the Mexican president in a video broadcast on social networks.

“That dialogue needs to be opened up and people decide that Democracy, that is, in fair and free elections, on Peru’s rule. Dictatorship and no freedom Pedro CastilloBecause he has been unjustly imprisoned,” the head of state said.

After the insistence of Dina Boluarte Lopez Obrador to provide Presidency of the Pacific AllianceThe Mexican president said he was looking for a way, though not precisely Consider them as the government “Worst”.

Amlo He considered the leadership of the Pacific Alliance compatible with Peru, but a “technical coup” took place and Pedro Castillo was deposed.

“We are looking for a way to deliver the presidency. It was up to Peru, but when the meeting was about to take place, the president was not allowed to leave. “Then we were going to go to Peru and they arrested him in what I consider a technical coup, although he also used the police,” he said.

“This is an illegal, undemocratic, arbitrary act and the will of the Peruvian people is not respected. I do not want to hand over the presidency to a government that I consider a sham, the Rio team members will have to decide. (…) I don’t want to legitimize a conspiracy”, he added.

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Mexico’s president charged that “unfortunately the Organization of American States (OAS) and its human rights body are at the service of the powerful,” which is why the organization did not call on all its member states to release Pedro. Castillo.

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They agree blindly or with authoritarianism”, expressed Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

Congressman Ezra Medina (We Peru) talked about the last meeting held by the President of Mexico, Manuel Lopez Obrador, With former First Lady Pedro Castillo’s wife, Lilia Paredes.

“I think Mr. (AMLO) should not interfere in political issues in Peru and the best thing is for him to care about his country. “Unfortunately, he doesn’t know our constitution,” he said, referring to the Mexican president’s statements, where he explained that the coup was against. Pedro Castillo.

Meanwhile, the Legislature Ernest Bustamante (Fuerza Popular) considered Bolaurte’s decision to withdraw the Peruvian ambassador to Mexico necessary. “President AMLO’s continued interference in internal affairs is minimal and tolerable,” he said.

In this way, the Member of Parliament Advancing Country Alejandro CaveroHe called the withdrawal of the Peruvian ambassador to Mexico a “good decision” by the government.

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