Tuesday , December 1 2020

Congress called on the Chief Army Commander to clarify the situation



For the next one Tuesday, November 27th emergency summons are scheduled for the House and Senate of the Minister of Defense, Alberto Espana, and the chief commander of the army, Ricardo Martinez, To clarify the situation in which the institution passes.

This week audio was broadcast at a meeting with 900 Military School officers, in which General Martinez admitted that the officers of the institution had sold arms to drug trafficking groups. He also wanted to protect the military pension system with teeth and teeth.

There are different reactions from the political sector. The deputy and member of the House of National Defense Committee, Jaime Tohá (PS) not only do you have to condemn.

"We politically can not just condemn these situations and we must politically take them seriously and seek solutions to these situations".

Meanwhile, his couple Marcelo Shilling (PS) He referred to the General's statements on the pension system and said that "these words, as explained, are inspired by the aim of raising some concern in the Army officers to ensure that they can not continue to carry out and protect irregularities I will keep the half full part of the glass".

Deputy UDI: Excuses are not enough

From UDI, the deputy Alvaro Carter, who is also a member of the Defense Commission, "the apologies offered by the Chief Commander are sufficient in a political sense, but in the sense of no people. How is it possible that only its filters are known with a filtered record?".

"People in cities who know they have military weapons will continue to suffer and this leads to another end: Is Karabinero ready to face this type of weapon? It is very likelyhe asked.

At the same time, the president of the union, the senator Jacqueline Van Risselberg, he reduced the profile of the situation a little, and assured that although "it was not the best form in which it had happened by leakage," the general would probably have delivered the precursor to the public ministry.

"No one can think that when you have a meeting with 800 people, none of them will speak or filter the background. I assume that since he has made this meeting, he intends to provide information to the prosecutor's office"he assured him.


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