The undersecretary of the Interior, Juan Francisco Galli, said that “yesterday was a day in which there were sporadic demonstrations, particularly here in the Metropolitan Region, but the truth is that the call made by Minister Víctor Pérez de la prudencia, to demonstrate in a peaceful way, and we hope this will be a journey in the same way. ”
He Minister of the Interior, Víctor Pérez, and Undersecretary Juan Francisco Galli, together with the highest police authorities, are in La Moneda to monitor the development of events for the anniversary of the social outbreak.
Yet It is not clear if President Sebastián Piñera will attend the Government Palace. There is also no certainty if he will address a message to the country on the occasion of the 18-O commemoration, despite the fact that it was announced last week. Apparently there would be no more speech.
Upon his arrival at La Moneda, Undersecretary Galli He reiterated the call to demonstrate in a peaceful manner and recalled that there is only one week left before the plebiscite, so he called for prudence.
“Yesterday was a day in which there were sporadic demonstrations, particularly here in the Metropolitan Region, but the truth is that the call made by Minister Víctor Pérez for prudence was understood, to demonstrate in a peaceful way, and we hope that this will be a day in the same way, “said Galli.
“We hope that people understand that we are in a completely different context, a context in which there is a week to go before a very important electoral event for our country, secondly we are in a time of pandemic, therefore the call is for caution and the demonstrations that are peaceful ”, he added.