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The Ombudsman denied that as an institution it is promoting or seeking the vacancy of the position of President of the Republic, peter castlein response to what the latter stated in his message to Congress on Tuesday, March 15.

“The Ombudsman it has not promoted, nor does it promote the presidential vacancy. Fulfilling his mandate, provided for in article 162 of the Constitution, he has carried out a series of supervisions and made recommendations”, asserts in a statement published this Wednesday.

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On the eve, the president peter castle questioned that the current Ombudsman, Walter Gutierrezis occupying the position with an expired mandate and promoting its vacancy.

“The Ombudsman’s Office, the institution in charge of defending the fundamental rights of the community, also has a representative with an expired mandate, and dedicated to promoting the vacancy of the President of the Republic”Castillo Terrones said this Tuesday during his speech before Congress.

The Ombudsman’s Office assured that the only thing it has done is fulfill its functions by detecting that the president has repeatedly violated the Constitution and stating that the investigations against him should be carried out from the Office of the Prosecutor of the Nation.

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He also questioned the lack of transparency and signs of fighting corruption, despite the fact that peter castle He said in his message to the Legislature that this was an objective of his Government.

“In line with this opacity, the president, to date, has not expressly indicated that he will comply with the decision of the Court of Transparency and Access to Public Information that requires the Presidential Office to report what meetings he would have held in the house on the Sarratea passage, in the Breña districtwarns the statement.

The Ombudsman concludes its statement defending the permanence of Walter Gutierrez in the position as mentioned in the organic law of this institution and reiterating that they have not “exceeded their powers.”

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Statements by Walter Gutierrez

The Ombudsman, in statements given in different interviews, has been in favor of Pedro Castillo resign from office or face impeachment in the Congress of the Republic.

“The president has not shown signs of loyalty to his collaborators, nor has he shown signs of respecting minimum standards of integrity to elect his collaborators and his ministers. He has also shown no respect for democratic values. For all these reasons I would not accept (a position in the Government), and rather I would invite him to resign”, he noted in an interview with CNN.

In statements to El Comercio, Gutiérrez said in January that he was not in favor of a presidential vacancy for legal reasons, but he recalled that the political trial can be applied from Parliament.

“If the president continues parked in a position of transgression of the Constitution, There is no alternative but to apply article 100, that is, impeachment. The president would be disqualified if Congress decides that.”, he remembered.

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