Salvadoran deputies recommend dismissal of the Minister of Defense and the Director of the PNC

By Luis Alberto López

With 58 votes of 84 MPs, The Legislative Assembly of El Salvador approved the report of the Special Commission that investigated the events that occurred on 9 February 2020, when the President of the Republic intervened with military force in the parliament building, tras convocar a una sesión plenaria para que se aprobara un crédito orientado al plan de seguridad.

Los parlamentarios recomiendan la destitución del Ministro de Defensa Francis Merino y del Director General de la Policía Nacional Civil, Mauricio Arriaza Chicas.

A continuación opiniones de algunos diputados y del presidente Nayib Bukele.