Peruvian Vice President Rejects Pedro Castillo’s Decision, Condemns ‘Coup’ / Courtesy of Peruvian Government.
Peruvian Vice President Dina Boruarte on Wednesday accused left-wing President Pedro Castillo of a “coup” after his decision to dissolve parliament and form an emergency government.
“We reject Pedro Castillo’s decision to break the constitutional order by closing the parliament. He said. .
I reject Pedro Castillo’s decision to undermine the constitutional order by closing Congress. This is a coup that exacerbates the political and institutional crisis that Peruvian society must overcome by adhering to the law.
— Dina Boluarte Z. (@DinaErcilia) December 7, 2022
The Peruvian National Police and Armed Forces also issued a statement indicating that these units respect constitutional order.