Bukele, who made statements on his Twitter account, stated that 3 people of Colombian nationality were detained and said, “The photos of 3 Colombians detained have reached our navy. It is estimated that they contain 1.2 tons of cocaine.
Sharing the coordinates of the sea where the cocaine was seized, Bukele made a suggestive touch by tagging the name of his counterpart, Colombian President Gustavo Petro.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro, on his Twitter account without mentioning Bukele’s name, emphasized that the cocaine was caught thanks to the cooperation of the Colombian navy and said, “Another one and a half tons of cocaine was seized near El Salvador, thanks to the intelligence and assistance of the navy.” said.
A verbal duel between the two leaders
The two leaders, who targeted each other by tagging each other on their personal social media accounts, blamed each other for the prison in El Salvador, which is described as the mega prison of the Americas.
Speaking at a university in the capital, Bogota, on March 2, Petro said, “You can see in the images on social media that the concentration camp in El Salvador is full of young people. Thousands of them are in prison. It makes one shudder.”
President Nayib Bukele, in his statement on March 10, said that Colombian President Gustavo Petro was “obsessed with El Salvador”.