Before the Ibero-American Summit, Minister Gervasi reaffirms that Pedro Castillo perpetrated a coup d’état
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ana Cecilia Gervasi, said at the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government that “a broad and inclusive social and political dialogue” is promoted in Peru.
During his speech at the aforementioned international event, which takes place in the Dominican Republic, he also stated that “Peru is firmly committed to democracy, the rule of law and the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.”
“The Government has been implementing, with an intercultural, human rights and gender approach, various measures to promote a broad and inclusive social and political dialogue in the country”stressed the Peruvian foreign minister.
In this context, he pointed out that, in the current context of the country, President Dina Boluarte “has focused on serving groups in vulnerable situations.”
Continuing with his summary of the Peruvian political situation, Gervasi pointed out that on December 7 of last year, a coup d’état was perpetrated from the Presidency of the Republic, then in charge of Pedro Castillo.
Given this, “all the institutions mobilized to restore the constitutional order,” he added. “That is the reality, although some pretend to ignore it and distort it”.
In this regard, he said that “If Pedro Castillo is not here now, it is because he led a coup”. “Otherwise you would have a dictator among yourselves,” he added, addressing the dignitaries and ministers participating in the meeting.
At another point in his speech, The Peruvian foreign minister indicated that any initiative referring to the situation of Venezuelan migrants in the Ibero-American region “requires the concurrence of all the countries and actors involved.”
He recalled at that point that Peru holds the pro tempore presidency of the South American Conference on Migrations. He also stressed that the country is the second in the world that more number of Venezuelan migrants has received.
“The dialogue on migration in the region must be free of ideological biases”, added Gervasi.
Fuente: Andean Agency