The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, affirmed today that the attack against the vice president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández, is the result of sectarism that turns into violence.
“It has become a Latin American practice to think that politics is the physical or legal elimination of the adversary, such a practice is pure fascism. Politics must be freedom,” Petro said through his Twitter account.
The president posted on his profile on that social network the words of Nobel Peace Prize winner Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, who expressed his strongest rejection of the assassination attempt against Fernández.
We demand an urgent investigation that reaches the ultimate consequences and the cessation of hate speech from the right and the big media, emphasized the Argentine, who in turn showed the video where the individual is seen trying to activate a firearm. fire against the president, Pérez Esquivel wrote.
From Colombia, congressmen, the Colombian Communist Party, Comunes, human rights activists, the government and a broad representation of society, expressed their condemnation of this event that occurred last night.