Rightwing parties condemn prime minister’s call to work for ‘co-existence’ with separatistsOn Sunday thousands of people, among them the leaders of the three parties on Spain’s right, will once again gather in the Madrid square that boasts the world’s largest Spanish flag to protest against the Socialist-led government’s handling of the Catalan independence crisis.In February 2019, in a deeply controversial moment immortalised in photographs of the occasion, the conservative People’s party (PP), the centre-right Citizens party and the far-right Vox party joined forces in the Plaza de Colón to accuse the prime minister, Pedro Sánchez, of betraying Spain, and to call for an early election. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/12/spain-right-unites-fury-sanchez-considers-catalan-pardons
Author : Sam Jones in Madrid
Publish date : 2021-06-12 04:00:20
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