Sánchez distances himself from Iglesias and claims “true exile” in the Federal Committee of the PSOE


The Prime Minister and Secretary General of the PSOE, Pedro Sanchez, has wanted to claim in his speech before the Federal Committee that is held this Saturday in Barcelona the “sacrifice” of the “true exile” and the need to defend the rule of law and democratic laws in their honor.

The leader of the Socialists has thus distanced himself from his second vice president, Pablo Iglesias, and his controversial comparison between the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and the Republican exiles; a few words that generated great discomfort and numerous criticisms both within the PSOE and among the socialist ministers of the coalition.

“We have a debt With those people, it implies honoring their memory, keeping the flame of their memory alive, complying with and defending the rule of law and democratic laws. Defend the Constitution “, said Sánchez, who recalled in his speech, among others, those who were presidents of the Second Republic Manuel Azana and Juan Negrin, who had to go into exile.

Elections in Catalonia

During the celebration of the Federal Committee Pedro Sánchez has also valued “the Illa effect” facing the elections, in which, he has defended, date changes will not prevent “a new time” in Catalonia with the victory of the current Minister of Health and candidate of the PSC.

“These days a lot of dates have been discussed, dates are the least of it, the important thing is respect for the democratic rules that open the way to a new time in Catalonia “, stressed the leader of the PSOE after the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia decided keep the election date on February 14.

Likewise, Sánchez has praised the work and work of Salvador Illa and has highlighted the “generosity” of the PSC leader, Miquel Iceta, by taking a step aside so that the still Minister of Health was the candidate for the Presidency of the Generalitat . “Illa is a person with enormous common sense, a fine intelligence and great kindness,” added Sánchez.


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