The leader of Frente Amplio, Fernando Pereira, He assured that the opposition will “act with restraint” after meeting with the president Luis Lacalle Pou and describe as “a very important political and government crisis” the situation that triggered the resignation of the former chancellor. Francisco Bustillo for the passport given to the drug trafficker Sebastian Marset.
“We are going to act with restraint, treating the issues collectively and admitting that there is a very important political and government crisis,” he said. Pereira when leaving the Residence of Suárez and Reyes, where he spoke with the head of state, who returned to the country today from USA.
On the other hand, he stressed that “the political force of the opposition has to have the responsibility of guaranteeing the institutions,” although he clarified that this does not mean “stopping saying what we think.”
Regarding the passport investigation, which involved Bustillo, the former vice chancellor Carolina Ache, the Minister of the Interior, Luis Alberto Heber, among others, he maintained that “Justice and the Prosecutor’s Office have to be able to act.”
Although he did not confirm what will happen to the leaders, he maintained that “the president gave us some information” and admitted that “the meeting was correct,” although he clarified: “There are points of view that we do not share.”
The leaders of the Frente Amplio will meet this Sunday
The Secretary of the Frente Amplio will meet this Sunday from 5 p.m. at the Seregni’s footprint, where opposition deputies and senators will analyze what was communicated by Lacalle Pou about the scandal over the case Marset.
The FA had requested that the president return immediately when the scandal over Ache’s accusations against Bustillo became known, but Lacalle Pou decided not to suspend his tour of USAwhere he participated in the first summit of the Alliance for Economic Prosperity in the Americas (APEP).
Days ago, the opposition questioned the events linked to the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of the Interior. Pereira himself had maintained that what happened “is sad” and called for immediate dismissals.” The senator Mario Bergarameanwhile, spoke along the same lines and demanded that the “concealments and lies” end.
Your pair José Carlos Mahía He also considered that the president “does not have to shake his hand and has to assume the responsibility of the position he occupies,” while the legislator Silvia Nane He accused the president, considering that it is “impossible” that he did not know the situation.