Representatives of the so-called Avenmos Chilean movement, former PDGs Victor Pino and Yovana Ahumada, together with independent Enrique Lee, presented an initiative that seeks to shut down the constitutional process for the next eight years, proposing a new constitution in December. is rejected and any proposal is to be submitted to an insertion referendum.
Representatives of the so-called Avenmos Chilean movement, former PDG Victor Pino and Yovana Ahumada, together with independent Enrique Lee, presented an initiative that seeks to shut down the constitutional process for the next eight years, if a proposal for a new constitution is adopted in December. I have rejected. The government and the opposition reacted quickly.
In this sense, the government spokesperson, Camila Vallejo, indicated that “obviously, no one, neither the President of the Republic nor anyone else, wants us not to miss this second opportunity that we have given ourselves to create a constitution”. 21st century and in a democratic way.”
Similarly, the Secretary of State emphasized that “it is important to emphasize the present, to look to those who have chosen to take up this challenge in this second historic occasion, rather than to think only that What comes next, because it’s a distraction.” We should focus on what is important, because it is creating imaginary scenarios”.
“Nobody wants us to miss such an opportunity again (…) It all depends on the role assumed, in practice, by the constitutional counsellors, and the outcome of the work done by them. So we wish them the best of luck in this process which has set a time limit and citizens will be able to decide whether they agree with the proposal or not through an exit poll. The government doesn’t do it, the citizens do it through their vote”, said the head of Segegob.
For his part, UDI President Javier Macaya said that “it is not necessary to state it clearly” and “to anticipate a case that could take place in six more months, where forces are to be put in ensuring that the process is successful and to start putting things that are clear and obvious doesn’t make sense”.
Finally, the senators and helmsman of the UDI concluded by stressing that “we believe that this type of regulation, in addition to being unnecessary, does not apply because we hope that the process will be successful.” Will be.” It should be noted that the exit referendum, where citizens will have to choose whether to accept or reject the new constitution proposal, will be held on 17 December.