Gustavo Petro's troll led to an uncomfortable meeting between the candidate for the presidency and General Eduardo Enrique Zapateiro (commander of the Army) via social media. Petro declared that a number of (generally) officers were "on the payroll of the Clan."

"While soldiers are being murdered by Gulf Clan, some generals are employed by Clan. That they end up ascending toward the generals is the thing that causes the leadership to be corrupted" Gustavo Petro stated on social media.

General Zapateiro's response

The message prompted an Army commander's response. requested the candidate for president six times for his position.

General Zapateiro stated, "There is no one more hurt by the loss of a soldier more than the camouflaged soldiers and their families However, their ultimate sacrifice to the country shouldn't be used in the narratives of political campaigns."

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In another announcement, the highest official spoke out about recent soldier deaths. "Since 2021, more than 500 military personnel have been injured or killed in the course of their mission. Their sacrifices were not publicly acknowledged, so there were no announcements. It's interesting to note that the demise of patriotic heroes is now causing affliction and is also used to indicate other signs.

Gustavo Petro was asked by the army commander to inform Gustavo Petro about any possible links between generals, as well as other groups that are not law enforcement. He should also make an official complaint to the authorities.

Gustavo Petro Gustavo Petro "Senator, do not use your power of investiture (parliamentary inviolability) to pretend to politicize the death of our soldiers. Instead, do your duty as a citizen by making a substantiated complaint to the

@FiscaliaCol, of the facts you mention, whoever it is"" the general you mentioned.

Then, he added a second reminder: "I remind that senators are part of the same group as drug trafficking politicians." As a citizen, I recommend that you do not simply generalize. Respect first and foremost""

The official's message that was the most high-ranking official that created the most debate was one that stated that Colombians had seen the current president receiving money in the form of a bag.

"I have never seen a general on television receiving money that was stolen. The Colombians have seen you receive money in a garbage bag"" General Zapateiro declared.

In a final message the official declared that it was the "oldest institution in this nation with members who are of both genders have unflinchingly been a defender of democracy in this country for over 200 years, sometimes even sacrificing their lives to defend it, I expect respect."