Sunday, September 24, 2023

The Congressional Foreign Relations Commission urged the Foreign Ministry to remove the UN coordinator in Peru

The working group led by Fujimori Alejandro Aguinaga It also wants the resident coordinator of the United Nations System in Peru, Igor Garafulic, to be declared persona non grata. This is after the organization’s statement against the summary investigation initiated by Congress against National Board of Justice.

the Foreign Relations Commission agreed to urge the Chancellery to activate the relevant diplomatic mechanisms, so that the resident coordinator of the United Nations System in Peru, Igor Garafulic will be immediately removed from the country, according to his statement in the summary investigation by Congress against the National Board of Justice.

The requirement was raised by the congressman Maria del Carmen Alva who made it clear that the Constitution established in Congress the right not only to investigate State agencies, but also to remove them, as in the case of National Board of Justice in the face of serious misconduct.

He also explained that the Congress did not violate the principle of separation of powers when investigating the members of the National Board of Justice and requested the retirement of the said official.

Likewise, the head of the working group, Alejandro Aguinaga indicated that the United Nations official should leave the country and be declared persona non grata, because he considered that he was interfering in the internal affairs of the State.

“We are sending this note of surprise today, because this person has shown interference in the internal affairs of the State, usurping and taking pride in his own functions that do not belong to him, within the United Nations and, above all, that there was a situation that arose a few days before the meeting where our president was going,” he said.

“We do not need figures of this nature here that come to represent organizations as important as the United Nations, that come and exceed respect for the independence of powers, respect for the constitutional framework,” he declared.

Statement of the United Nations System in Peru

This exhortation came in response to a statement released on Thursday by United Nations System in Peru in which they expressed “concern” about the Congress’s approval of the summary investigation against the members of the National Board of Justice (JNJ), a process that could lead to the total removal of seven of its members.

In its statement, the United Nations said that the JNJ “has an important role in maintaining the balance of powers and for the administration of justice in the country.”

In addition, they recalled that this entity is in charge of appointing, “after a public competition of merits and personal evaluation, judges and prosecutors at all levels, as well as those who lead those electoral body.”

The summary investigation was approved with 84 votes in favor, 22 against and 7 abstentions. So, this is in charge Justice and Human Rights Commission implement the procedure for serious reasons against the members of the National Board of Justice, to remove them from office. The working group has a scheduled session this Tuesday where they will begin the summary investigation.

On the eve, the vice president of JNJ, Aldo Vásquez Ríos, thought that the purpose of Congress “This is an outrage and, moreover, puts the country’s institutional stability at grave risk.” Likewise, he added that “no one knows what a serious crime is” and that the accusations made against the members of the organization “are useless.

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