The Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence, petitioned former Colombian President Álvaro Uribe for freedom this Friday, calling him a “hero”.
“Álvaro Uribe is under house arrest. We join the freedom-loving voices around the world and ask the Colombian authorities to defend this hero, who has received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from the United States, as his defense.” free man “, Pence transmitted via his account on the social network Twitter.
The Vice-President has also announced that he has been able to speak to Colombian President Iván Duque and stressed that, despite calls for Uribe to be released, he respects the Colombian institutions and their independence.
He also highlighted the Union for “Freedom” between the two nations and the joint efforts to combat drug trafficking.