The tricolor party also calls for the intervention of the community and international organizations to “put their good offices to strengthen democracy in El Salvador and the development of the Salvadoran people.”
The ARENA legislative section he asked for the intervention this afternoon from the Organization of American States (OAS) to act immediately to suspend “the process of self-coup currently in progress.”
In the statement, read by the head of the tricolor fraction, Carlos Reyes, the deputies of that party demand that the OAS immediately activate the preventive mechanisms contemplated in the democratic charter to avoid the constitutional order of the country.
They also ask for the intervention of the community and international organizations to “put their good offices to strengthen democracy in El Salvador and the development of the Salvadoran people”.
They consider that the real problem that has generated the institutional crisis between Executive and Legislative, is not the non-approval of the $ 109 million, but the “real threat to democracy, fundamental freedoms, respect for human rights, and break to the Salvadoran constitutional order ”.
The government of Nayib Bukele opens the doors of dialogue to ensure the welfare of the Salvadoran people, democratic governance and the rule of law in El Salvador. ”
They assured that they continue with the study of the loan approval of the $ 109 million requested by the Presidency of the Republic.
The president of the Republic summoned the deputies to a extraordinary plenary to press them for approval dthe $ 109 million loan for Phase III of the Security plan, to which the deputies responded with an emergency meeting of the Political Commission the same day at night and they rejected the Executive ordering them when to legislate.
The opinion was approved with 64 votes in favor, 3 against and 1 abstention. President Nayib Bukele insists that they must do it this Sunday at three in the afternoon, based on ordinal 7 of article 167 of the Constitution.
According to lawyers from the Salvadoran Foundation for Economic and Social Development (Fusades), the Ibero-American Institute of Constitutional Law, El Salvador Section, the Center for Legal Studies (CEJ), Citizen Action and the Democracy, Transparency and Justice Foundation (DTJ ), There is not “Extraordinary conditions in accordance with the Constitution” to declare an urgency of that nature.
The reasons that support a call like the one that the Council of Ministers has sent is for situations of national catastrophe and threat to sovereignty, lawyers explained.
According to the argument of the decree read by the Assembly for the rejection, “there are no material conditions that justify the extraordinary call, the simple invocation of security is not enough ”.