Total peace: Gustavo Petro sanctioned his first law as president

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The head of state signed the regulation at the Hato Grande estate within the framework of the General Government Assembly

Total peace: Gustavo Petro sanctioned his first law as president

President Gustavo Petro sanctioned Law 418, his first as president.

In the last few hours, President Gustavo Petro sanctioned Law 418, his first as president, with which the total peace process with the country's guerrillas and armed groups would be launched.

The head of state signed the law at the Hato Grande farm, within the framework of the General Government Assembly that took place this Friday. The initiative will allow the national government to open dialogues with illegal armed groups, as well as approaches with insurgent groups such as the FARC dissidents.

Total peace: Gustavo Petro sanctioned his first law as president

It should be noted that the conciliation report on law 418 on total peace was recently approved , in plenary sessions of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

“There will be people who will negotiate with the government the options to end an insurgent war for many decades, which must end definitively without echoes so that Colombian society is the true owner of the country, the true owner of the destinies of Colombia, democracy real and peaceful that we need in this country. So the law is signed,” Petro said from Hato Grande.

In the last few hours, President Gustavo Petro sanctioned Law 418, his first as president, with which the total peace process with the country's guerrillas and armed groups would be launched.

Likewise In his speech, the Colombian president assured that the dialogues will be divided into negotiations with the justice system and others with the national governmentdirectly.

“The regulation that allows governments to build negotiations with those who are outside the law has been renewed, to achieve the dream of Total Peace in Colombia,” the president concluded.

Before the signing of the law, Alfonso Prada, Minister of the Interior, had anticipated that the ruling on Law 418 would be a matter of minutes or hours. “It is a law that, basically, what delivers They are instruments for the President of the Republic, the High Commissioner for Peace, and the national government, and they will allow to move towards achieving 'total peace' in Colombia,” Prada commented.

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The implementation of the law of total peace, as Petro stated, it will be the responsibility of Danilo Rueda. Precisely, the High Commissioner for Peace recently spoke with Infobae Colombia about this national government project.

Rueda told this media outlet that in total peace there will not only be room for armed groups: “Total peace implies a dialogue with all citizens, their organizations and that includes the sectors businesses, the churches, the social movement, but in particular, the starting point is the communities that are experiencing violence today.”

From the village of El Carmen, in the Humanitarian Action for Life and the Regional Dialogue for Total Peace in Northeast Antioquia, Rueda pointed out that:

“Politicians, jurists, academics, we are all part of this country and the invitation is that by recognizing that we are from this country, their voices are heard to achieve territorial transformations that lead to total peace ”.

So far it is known that this State policy will provide the President of the Republic with new instruments to walk towards total peace. In this sense, a high-level commission was createdwhich is made up of the Minister of Defense, the High Commissioner and the director of the National Intelligence Directorate.

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In that commission the type of organizations with which the Government of Gustavo Petro will dialogue will be classified . On the one hand, there is the ELN which is a group with political status.

While, on the other hand, there are high-impact crime organizations, Known as criminal gangs, which act in the illicit economy, they will not have a political dialogue, but rather a court case, in accordance with the rules of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

At another point, from the Casa de Nariñoit was explained that the submission law will define the rules of the game, both in criminal matters, as well as penalties, crimes and procedures.< /p>