The capture of Gustavo Petro promises to be a national holiday. On Sunday, more than 100,000 people are expected to attend the ceremony from the center of the capital alone. In the first row, most of the leaders of the region will be there. Mandatory Guest, Former President; However, he has not confirmed all.
One very happy area of politics and the other very dissatisfied with the country turning to the Left. This reality is seen more strongly in the list of confirmations for the event of former presidents of the republic. This is how the situation goes so far.
Cesar Gaviria Trujillo (1990–1994)
“We congratulate you on your election and the Liberal Party’s historic agreement and intention to form a congressional alliance with the Green Party,” Gaviria said before Gustavo Petro’s victory.
“This would allow the President-elect to overcome a political obstacle, and be able to demonstrate that there would be a coalition in his favor that would enable him to exercise his position as the winning party in the presidential election, ” They said. In addition, he pointed out that the fact of the Senate’s presidency of the historic treaty “is essential to the implementation of his government plan,” he added in the text.
The two later met in Italy and were photographed hugging each other. Gaviria is expected to accompany Petro on August 7.
Ernesto Samper Pizzano (1994–1998)
Politically, the former liberal president is the one who has gotten the most from the bouquet of former presidents with Petro winning. In fact, some of the ministers appointed by the leader of the historic treaty were part of his cabinet.
Samper most enthusiastically announced that he would be on the front line on August 7. “I’ve designed my capture suit for four years, I’ve been waiting to use it. It’s new. I had the privilege of not being invited to the Casa di Narino four years ago. That’s why I’m in the Rashtrapati Bhavan. I hope to return and the opposition may also go, which usually happens in democratic processes.”
Andres Pastrana Arango (1998–2002)
The former conservative president not only announced that he would not be involved, but also took the opportunity to send himself against the new government, unusual for a former president.
“I appreciate the invitation to fill out the form for the 2022 Presidential Command Transfer Ceremony, an honor that must be declined because of the insurmountable moral and political differences that separate us,” he said.
“The question mark surrounding the counting of the popular vote is a Damocles sword on the legitimacy of the electoral process and democratic continuity after four years of mandates.”
“His agreement with the convicts in La Picota prison and the national agreement with a letter from Marque to the corrupt opened the door to a doubling of the loot of the state treasury. Actual legalization of crops that promote drug trafficking and drugs Its commitment to clear the slate with the mafia is the path to a drug craze,” he said.
lvaro Uribe Velez (2002–2010)
Despite being a historical adversary of former President Uribe, Gustavo Petro, he has had a very cordial relationship with him after the victory. A few weeks ago he said: “I withdrew from public events, the only thing I did was to campaign with travelers for 45 days. I am grateful to the Colombian people. If I do not attend the inauguration, So I will make an honorable call from President Petro.
Then he added that: “For my part, with arguments and in a respectful manner, the most important thing is the channels of dialogue with the President. I have always loved dialogue when it is honest. Be it that of controversy, of opponents. You have to approach it with principles, but without a vicious attitude”.
In the end, the former president announced that he would not attend. “Today I called the elected President Gustavo Petro, I thanked him for the invitation to his inauguration, I excused myself from attending because I’ve had a prisoner compound for two years. Because of the humility I get from my legal position Will not be present, which I want to take away (…). Fellows from the Democratic Center will attend the inauguration, which is a symbol of our democracy,” the former president declared.
On his instructions, the entire caucus of the Democratic Center will remain in office that day.
Juan Manuel Santos (2010-2018)
“Today democracy won with record participation. I wish @PetroGustavo success in his government, that he unites Colombia and continues on the path of peace,” Juan Manuel Santos said on Twitter on the day of the victory of the leftist leader.
Santos has stated that he feels at peace with the arrival of Gustavo Petro, the keeper of the peace process. “I 100% support the new President of Colombia in his determination to implement the peace process and hold the Special Justice for Peace (JEP) as a model,” Santos told the newspaper. ” sheet S. Paulo (Brazil) K.
Ivan Duke (2018-2022)
“I have had the opportunity to speak with him, I want him, his government and Colombia to do well. I am not going to consider any role as a hindrance to the necessary institutional debate on many policies in the country If possible,” said President Duke.
In the hands of the Casa de Nariño is the organization of 7 August, as is the tradition in this country.