José Tello reiterates that Dina Boluarte does not plan to resign if there is no consensus on the early elections. channel N
The Minister of Justice and Human Rights, José Tello, reiterated this Friday, February 3, that the President of the Republic, Dina Boluarte, does not plan to resign if there is no consensus in Congress on the advancement of elections proposed for October of this year. . This, despite the fact that one of the main requests of the Protestant population is for the president to step aside.
The Constitution Commission archived the project to advance the Executive elections
The Minister of Justice, José Tello, supported this afternoon before the Constitution Commission the bill to hold general elections for next October. He came to Parliament together with the heads of the JNE, ONPE and Reniec. However, minutes later, the proposal was rejected.
When asked if the resignation of the head of state was an option, Tello was blunt in stating that neither her head nor anyone from the Executive is making such a decision.
“The president has been quite clear that she is not going to resign. But you have to do a bit of memory to the month of December (2022), when many fellow journalists asked the same question: What would happen on stage if 87 votes were not reached (with the vacancy of Pedro Castillo)? And 91 was achieved, so I particularly consider that Congress has to seek its point of understanding and reach a consensus around that,” he responded to the press.
Minister of Justice contradicts Dina Boluarte: “The Executive’s position is that the elections be in 2024”
The president maintained that the issue of bringing forward the elections to 2023 was discussed with the minister who now ended up contradicting her.
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