Lima, (EFE) resigns, with a balance of more than 60 deaths since last December.
“I reiterate with conviction and firmness that the Government will not allow chaos and violence to set in, nor will it falter in its efforts so that dialogue, in a broad and inclusive context, takes place in order to build social peace and attend to the legitimate citizen demands,” Boluarte said at a ceremony held at the Government Palace in Lima.
The ruler added that her country “and the world have witnessed” that social mobilizations contain “legitimate claims, postponed for decades,” but “subordinate and criminal actions have been added to them.”
He added that, despite this, his country will “always remain respectful of its international obligations and commitments, particularly those related to the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms.”
“I will not tire of deeply regretting the death of our compatriots,” he said before reiterating his commitment to “provide the most absolute facilities” to the Public Ministry for investigations and possible sanctions “to those responsible, so that these tragic events do not go unpunished. ».
The president also assured that “in a spirit of full openness and transparency” her government has twice received visits from missions from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the special envoy of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Humans.
“Peru will be receptive to the reports that result from these and future missions,” he announced before telling the diplomats that he trusts that his country “will continue to count on the support of their countries, with which we are united by historical ties of friendship and cooperation that we deeply value.”
Offering greetings to Boluarte on behalf of the diplomatic corps and international organizations accredited in Peru, the apostolic nuncio, Paolo Rocco, pointed out that one must “deeply reflect on the causes that have led us to this situation” facing the Andean country.
After advocating for “the common good”, Rocco said that the current crisis in Peru speaks of “the strong need for social cohesion, placing the word together again in the center”.
The nuncio remarked that “the protesters are mainly residents of rural, popular urban and Amazonian regions who for years have been made invisible or marginalized or postponed, ignoring their citizen rights.”
He maintained, however, that “certainly violence against people, against public and private property, is never justifiable”, but asked “to intervene on the cause that generates it and neutralize it by always making the force of law prevail, never the law of the strength”.
“Unity must prevail over the conflict, the conflict cannot be ignored or concealed, it must be assumed, but if we get caught up in it we lose perspective,” he said before asking Boluarte to evaluate solution proposals “based on what that benefits all citizens.
“No to violence, wherever it comes from, no more deaths,” he concluded.