President Dina Boluarte announced this Friday the “definitive” withdrawal of the Peruvian ambassador in Mexico and bases her decision on the repeated statements of support from the President of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obradorto the former Peruvian president, Pedro Castillo, describing his dismissal as a “great injustice”.
The definitive withdrawal of Manuel Talavera places relations between the two countries “at the level of business managers” as is the case with the Government of Colombia.
“I strongly reject the expressions formulated today by the President of Mexico (Andrés Manuel López Obrador) regarding the internal affairs of Peru and the unacceptable questions that he repeatedly formulates about the constitutional and democratic origin of my government,” said President Dina Boluarte in a public statement accompanied by the prime minister, Alberto Otarola, and the chancellor, Ana Gervasi.
“Mr. López has decided to support the coup d’état carried out by the now former president Pedro Castillo, on December 7, 2022, the same one that generated the unanimous rejection of the institutions that make up the democratic order in Peru and the decision of Congress to vacate it… making use of a faculty recognized by the constitution,” Boluarte explained.
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said yesterday that the dismissal of the former head of state is “a great injustice”.
Questioning of President Boularte
«I have seen polls where the spurious president has 15% acceptance. 85% disapprove of her, but she still has less approval from Congress and the deputies. They have 90% of the rejection and even so they rule with the bayonets, “she said in the daily conference known as ‘La mañanera’.
Mexico has received the family of Pedro Castillo; his wife, Lilia Paredes and his children Arnold and Alondra, to whom he has granted political asylum. Last Thursday, the Mexican president received the Castillo family at the National Palace. According to the newspaper ‘El universal’, the former first lady asked him to intercede before the United Nations so that Castillo is released and reinstated in the government.
“(Lilia Paredes) is an exceptional, humble, good woman, who came to thank me for what was done with them, to tell me about her children who are already studying,” said the president after the meeting with Castillo’s wife, Lilia Paredes. .
On December 7, Pedro Castillo led a failed self-coup and wanted to seize all the powers. Two hours later, Castillo was arrested – when he was going to the Mexican Embassy in Peru because he had been granted asylum.
Since President Boluarte replaced the ousted head of state, she has not been officially recognized by the Governments of Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Bolivia and Honduras; an unprecedented situation in the history of Peruvian foreign policy in the last century.