According to a Peruvian media report on the 15th, on the 14th local time, large-scale protests broke out across Peru. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets to express their dissatisfaction with the Congress’s removal of then President Vizcarra and demanded the resignation of current President Merino. .
Up to now, at least two people have died in the protests and 94 others have been injured. According to Peru’s “Business Daily”, at least 12 ministers, including the Minister of Health, the Minister of the Interior and the Minister of Economy, have submitted their resignations. However, the Chairman of the Council of Ministers (Prime Minister) Flores-Alaus said that he has not received relevant information. Application. Flores-Araus insisted that he would advance and retreat with President Merino.
On the evening of the 14th local time, Peruvian Congress Chairman Luis Valdes revealed in an interview with local media that the Congress plans to hold an emergency meeting at 8 am on Sunday, the 15th local time. In addition to assessing the possibility of Merino’s resignation, it will also Explore effective countermeasures to resolve the current political crisis from the constitutional approach.
On the 9th of this month, the Peruvian Congress voted to pass the impeachment bill against President Vizcarra on the grounds of suspected corruption and remove him from his presidency.
After the Congress voted to remove the president, some local governments expressed that they would not accept the decision of the Congress. The citizens of the capital Lima and major cities in the provinces of Junin, Tacna, and Huanuco took to the streets this week to protest rallies and demonstrations.
It is reported that on Sunday the 15th local time, the people will continue to protest.