This Wednesday, November 24, in the midst of a five-year commemoration of the signing of the final peace agreement between the Colombian state and the demilitarized FARC guerrillas, President Ivan Duque outlined the implementation process, the achievements of his government and the achievements of the government. Continuity of some violence.
During his speech at the headquarters of the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP), which hosted the celebratory event, which was attended by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, the first president reiterated that peace is not the owner of the country and the ELN. Spoke a final process with the guerrillas.
,Peace, as I have said many times, has no master; Peace Train That Beautiful Article 22 . does not belong to the Colombian people established in the constitution in And, for this reason, I feel obliged to mention the fact that in building peace we must also send a clear message to those who wish to continue to take peace from Colombia through violence,” the head of state he said.
In this sense, he assured that the country’s greatest achievement with this peace process is the possibility of “investigating and questioning that wicked moral relativism” with which the many violence that plagued the population for many years were justified.
For this reason, he insisted that there was no motive for the murder of any civilian, to justify kidnapping, recruiting minors, setting up antipersonnel mines or “taking away the innocence of a minor in order to take him away”. And it serves no purpose to subject him to all kinds of humiliation.”
“Accepting that there are no such objectives is a victory for democracy, of genuine democracy, where it is possible to reach great agreements with a plurality and open defense of ideas, but civil peace is also built into the freedom of choice”, signaled the President.
On the other hand, they recognized some achievements in the implementation of the agreement such that 95% of the signatories associated with the reorganization process have access to social security, goods and services from the state, while more than 3,000 have been developed individual productive projects with which the former The resources are reserved for the fighters.
At the same time, he highlighted that it has been possible for former members who still live in the Territorial Training and Reincorporation Place (ETCR) to begin building housing and property solutions, thereby establishing opportunities for dignity. and a housing project is developed. Life.
“The message we have conveyed to the ELN has been consistent. Achieving peace requires a commitment that is neither verbal nor controversial. And that means the emancipation of all those abducted and criminal acts committed. To end. Pretending to talk peace during murder and kidnapping is a Colombian joke that makes peace every day. Therefore, the width, part of those normals“said the head of state.
Similarly, he said that when his government began he decided to evaluate the willingness of the guerrillas for 90 days, however, they reported at least 400 acts of terrorism, killing more than 100 people and ten others on the move. Found kidnapping of people. for dialogue.