The ERC spokesperson in Congress, Gabriel Rufián, assured this Tuesday that the amnesty law that the Catalan independentists demand to support an investiture “is not the end”, but rather must “lay the foundations” for a new referendum.
Rufián issued this warning during his speech in Congress in the investiture debate of the leader of the PP, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, in which he stressed that an amnesty for those involved in the “procés” must contemplate a way out for the Catalans. vote on your political status “or it will be of very little use.”
“The amnesty is not the end, it is the return to politics. An amnesty does not pacify, in any case it reinforces its democracy (…) If this democracy has endured amnesty for corrupt people and real coup plotters, this democracy, no matter how weak it may be, will also endure the amnesty for real democrats,” said the Republican deputy. from the tribune.
He has stressed that this measure of grace demanded of Pedro Sánchez so that he continues in power with the support of the Catalan independentists “must lay the foundations for a new October 1 to take place and to be able to vote.”
Rufián has sent this message hours after the president of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonés, asserted that it is “inevitable” that Sánchez “commits” to agreeing throughout this legislature on the bases and conditions of a referendum in Catalonia beyond the amnesty
The deputy has stressed that “the consequences of a conflict cannot be amnestied without contemplating a solution” to it. “And this solution has a first and last name: voting. The solution will be multilateral because the conflict is so enormous that the solution will only be able to be international, European and state. The only unilateral thing is to hit people in a polling station,” he emphasized.