Mexican President declared persona non grata in Peru
The Overseas Relations Fee of the Peruvian Congress declared the Mexican President persona non grata in Peru after he mentioned Dina Boluarte was a usurper.
On Monday, the Overseas Relations Fee of the Peruvian Congress accredited a movement with 11 votes in favor, one vote towards and three abstentions that declares the president of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador persona non grata in Peru and rejects his statements.
Mr. López Obrador, or AMLO, has repeatedly proven his assist for Pedro Castillo, the previous president of Peru, who’s now in jail.
In December, after months of unstable management, Pedro Castillo briefly dissolved the Congress, referred to as for legislative elections, mentioned he would run the nation with decrees and imposed a curfew.
However Congress accredited a emptiness movement, dismissing Mr. Castillo from the presidency.
Earlier than being arrested, Mr. Castillo sought political asylum in Mexico however couldn’t get to the Mexican embassy in Lima, surrounded by policemen and civilians, in line with the Mexican president.
Throughout this time of turmoil, dozens of individuals died in road protests in Peru.
Vice President Dina Boluarte has assumed workplace since then and can full the time period till July 2026, for which Mr. Castillo was elected.
In Peru, members of Parliament criticize the Mexican president for interfering in Peru’s inside affairs.
He additionally refused at hand over the presidency of the Pacific Alliance between Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru to Ms. Boluarte as a result of he mentioned that will legitimize a coup d’état by the members of Parliament.
Mr. Castillo was barred from leaving the nation in November and couldn’t attend the Pacific Alliance summit held in Mexico. The summit to be held in Lima was postponed due to the occasions in Peru.
Final week, AMLO referred to as Ms. Boluarte a “usurper,” which prompted the movement.
Throughout his day by day press convention on Monday, the president of Mexico mentioned approving the movement was not appropriate, but in addition a cause for “delight” coming from politicians he considers fabricated crime to imprison Mr. Castillo.
The movement accredited by the Overseas Relations Fee of the Peruvian Congress doesn’t break diplomatic relations with Mexico.
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