Alejandro Giammattei, President of Guatemala
The Guatemalan government yesterday recognized the election results and vowed to remain fully committed to the transition process, with the European Parliament approving a resolution condemning attempts to overturn the victory of left-wing elected president Bernardo Arévalo. I sent a reply after hours. .
“Since the beginning of the national electoral process, the Guatemalan government has acted with respect for the integrity of the results of the electoral process and in strict compliance with its constitutional obligations,” President Alejandro Giammattei’s administration said. in release.
Guatemala’s executive branch has “recognized the results of the general elections declared by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal and initiated a transition process that will allow for the creation of a working space “in the premises of the Minister of State” to ensure the transition of power. claims.
“The suspension of the process is the result of a unilateral decision by the elected authorities, and the Guatemalan government has called for the process to be restarted in the interests of national governance, with the support of the Guatemalan government. The Organization of American States (OAS) has reiterated its readiness to immediately reopen the Organization of American States (OAS), and has assured Guatemala that it will “fully abide by the rule of law as it should be in a republican democracy” and respect the separation of powers. declared itself a “nation.” Freedom, sovereignty, independence. ”
Europe is condemned
This response follows a number of actions against the Semilla movement that annulled results and outlawed the party, with the European Parliament calling the Guatemalan public prosecutor’s office “an attempt to instrumentalize justice at the cost of undermining the rule of law.” It was carried out after accusing the government of
The resolution criticizes the prosecutor’s office’s records in the offices of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal and the opening of boxes containing election ballots.