The president of Generalitat, Carles Puigdemont, could announce this Thursday call for elections and his resignation to declare independence of Catalonia, according to sources close to Junts Pel yes. Puigdemont has delayed his appearance from 13.30 to 14.30 at Palau de la Generalitat where he will make an institutional statement. This is hyposis that has more visions of becoming reality and that Puigdemont himself has communicated this morning to leaders of parliamentary group of Junts Pel Yes after a tense meeting held in Palau de la Generalitat.
After marathon session this Wednesday that ended about two in morning, after seven hours and without agreement, this morning talks have resumed. From 10 hours Puigdemont has gared his entire government to probe his final position between Declaration of independence or call for elections. Later y have continued meetings with leaders of Junts Pel yes.Learn More
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"It has been a progressive pulse in which scene of elections has been imposed in end," explains sources of negotiation. Finally, Puigdemont has adopted a decision and has communicated it to its parliamentary group, explains sources of Junts Pel yes.
During last 24 hours, and on verge of Senate approving implementation of 155, president wanted to analyze situation at a time when re were all kinds of messages crossed within independence among supporters of unilateral declaration of Independence and those who want to slow it down.
Sectors of weight within PDeCAT, including former president of Catalonia Artur Mas, according to sources consulted, suggested this election call to avoid intervention of autonomy, option well seen by some Democrat councillor, as Santi Vila. Also some ERC voices, such as Meritxell Serret, exposed ir doubts about effectiveness of a unilateral declaration of independence.