Firm in your position. This is how it was shown this Thursday, August 18, the leader of the left Veronika Mendozawith a unique message that he posted on his official Twitter account and that, within seconds, became a trend.
Once again, the social networks were chosen to pronounce on one of the most controversial issues of the day, and the former presidential candidate this time he joined the request made by the New Peru political party, after learning of the rupture of relations with the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic.
“President Castleas responsible for foreign policy, reestablished diplomatic relations with the SADR after the Fujimorist dictatorship broke them for no legitimate reason”, he wrote in the first lines Veronika Mendoza.
“Today, he (president) breaks his commitment to the Saharawi State and people. We await rectification and departure from the Chancellor”, he added in his publication.
In this way, the political leader pointed out that, given the circumstances of this change in Peru’s foreign relations, a rectification by the Executive and Rodríguez Mackay’s departure from the Torre Tagle Palace.
As recalled, the relations between Peru and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic they were restored three months before the end of 2021. At this time, the Foreign Ministry was under the direction of Oscar Maurtua.
It is important to point out that this measure was finalized after 25 years of unofficial links, because the former president Alberto Fujimori in 1996 he decided to suspend all kinds of relationship between the two.
For this reason, for a few hours, a sector of national politics has called for the resignation of Miguel Rodriguez Mackay as chancellor, position occupies for approximately 11 days. This appointment was made by President of the Republic, Pedro Castilloas a replacement for César Landa.
For its part, the political party Free Peru also ruled on tena and immediately requested the expulsion of Miguel Angel Rodriguez Mackayas a result of the Peruvian government announcing that it was withdrawing recognition of the Saharawi Arab Republic.
President, Castillo.we demand the dismissal of Rodríguez from the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs, because he lives in an era that is outdated and cannot take us, the entire country, to the past”, they explain in the statement signed by the deputy Margot Palacios
The document of this political party is also signed by the leader of the party, Vladimir Cerrón, where they also describe the turn taken by the minister as “unfortunate”.
“(Mackay) puts our country’s diplomacy in a sad colonialist position: siding with a kingdom that systematically massively violates Human rights of the Saharawi people, who have every right to have their own State (…) recognized by all the states of the world”, they publicly denounced on their social networks.
This fact has not only permeated the Peruvian media, the news has spread in the international press. For example, according to the Europa Press News Agency, the Government of Peru withdrew its recognition of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR)controlled by the Polisario Front.
They also point out that Lima’s diplomatic shift came after a telephone conversation between its foreign minister, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez Mackay, and Morocco’s, Nasser Burita, and just a few days after the new Colombian government, led by Gustavo Petro, resume his relations with the SADR.