´Biden’s decision on the Farc will give Gustavo Petro the presidency´: US Congressman

Maria Elvira Salazar, the congresswoman of the United States of Latin origin and who in recent days has referred strongly and harshly to the main figure of the Colombian political opposition, Gustavo Petro, referred on this occasion to the decision of US President Joe Biden to remove the FARC from the list of foreign terrorists.

The House Representative for the 27th District of the State of Florida in recent days described Gustavo Petro as a “Thief, socialist, Marxist and terrorist” and regretted Joe Biden’s decision to remove the former Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia from the list of foreign terrorists, a determination that Salazar considered as “A slap for Colombia”.

“They have been destroying, killing, kidnapping, raping, being drug traffickers and terrorists for more than 60 years. They’re going to take you off the State Department’s terrorist list. This is to give a medal of honor to these bandits ”, declared the representative to the United States House.
The Florida state congresswoman also considered that the Joe Biden government’s decision will give the presidency to the candidate of the Colombian left, Gustavo Petro.

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María Elvira Salazar is 60 years old, the daughter of Cuban refugees and a journalist. Photo: Twitter @MaElviraSalazar

María Elvira Salazar is a 60-year-old Cuban-American congresswoman who is also a journalist, for which she has received several awards. In recent days the congresswoman had an audience with Brian Nichols, Under Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs and before him he referred to the leader of Human Colombia, saying that he is a thief and a terrorist, among others.

The congresswoman wanted to know the opinion of the high official on the candidate of the Historical Pact and he replied that “I will not characterize the candidates in Colombia. Keep in mind that it is a decision for Colombians and that we expect a free, fair and transparent process that reflects the will of the people ”.

The White House reported that two FARC dissidents led by “Iván Márquez” and “Gentil Duarte” will be listed on the list of terrorist groupsIn statements to the media, a senior official from the Biden administration notified the US government’s intention to remove the FARC from the list of terrorist organizations, but also reported that it has included two dissidents from the extinct guerrilla group on the list. .

The changes of the Joe Biden government to the list of terrorist organizations enters into force, officially in the last days of November or at the beginning of DecemberThe senior official stressed that it was not a coincidence that this decision was made just when 5 years have passed since the signing of the peace agreement between the government of Juan Manuel Santos Calderón and the FARC.

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