The leader of the PP and candidate for the investiture after receiving the commission from the King, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, applauded this Tuesday after his meeting with the president of Vox, Santiago Abascal, a fact that he described as “the most relevant thing in terms of equality and coexistence of the Spanish. According to Feijóo, in his conversation with Abascal he has “achieved” an “affirmation” that he “has been pursuing for a long time”, that is, that Vox does not veto a PP pact with the PSOE to allow his inauguration, always with a view to a government alone. “I celebrate that,” Feijóo remarked.
At a press conference in Congress after his hour and a quarter meeting with Abascal, within the round of contacts for the investiture, Feijóo pointed out that “despite the fact that it is obvious that as different political forces PP and Vox defend different policies” , above these “legitimate divergences”, they have been able to “put first the defense of the equality of all Spaniards and constitutional principles”, he stressed.
In this context, Feijóo has stated that the progress that Abascal has expressed publicly and privately that he would not support a solo government of the PP facilitated by the Socialist Party, is “determining” to be able to reach the “State pacts.” which he offered to Pedro Sánchez, acting head of the Executive, last week. “Either this option or electoral repetition,” Feijóo said, maintaining that he does not believe that the leader of the PSOE will “dare to guarantee an amnesty to Mr. Puigdemont.”
Furthermore, the leader of the PP has said that he “hopes” that Pedro Sánchez “reconsiders” his proposal from last week “after listening to Puigdemont.” This statement by Feijóo comes after the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, closed ranks with her party colleague, but issued a warning: “We are appealing in a naïve way to a PSOE that no longer exists.” .
Vox sources later acknowledged that if Abascal has not vetoed a possible PP pact with the PSOE it is because this is a chimera, since “it has never occurred at the national level,” said sources from the third force of the hemicycle.
The former president of the Generalitat and a fugitive from Justice after the 1-O coup put this Tuesday as a condition to support an eventual investiture of Sánchez that the socialists accept the processing of an amnesty law as a “precondition” to negotiate that support . Precisely, the formalization of this requirement has led Feijóo to state in the press conference that there will be no meeting with Junts if they do not withdraw this “precondition” of the amnesty.
Feijóo recalled that last week – when he presented Sánchez with an agreement with six State pacts – he offered that “the future of Spain be built from the defense of equality before the Law, the State Budget and its own Government.” “and that it was done from a large majority that defends constitutional principles, never “subject to the interests of a minority of 6%,” he said in reference to the pro-independence deputies. That same agreement was presented by Feijóo to Abascal at their meeting today, at the end of which he thanked her for her “unconditional” support for his investiture. “I appreciate Mr. Abascal’s support, I appreciate his constructive attitude,” declared the PP candidate.
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