The plenary session in which President of Generalitat, Carles Puigdemont, could proclaim independence of Catalonia will be held this Thursday. This morning it has been agreed by Mesa del Parlament, in what will be a full monograph that have proposed Junts PEL Yes and CUP, which have a majority in Catalan chamber. The plenary could be extended until Friday.Learn More
- Puigdemont is reluctant to convene elections and raises a plenary on Friday
- This was ' sprint ' negotiation of article 155
Lluís Corominas, president of parliamentary group of Junts PEL Yes, has announced agreement, although he has avoided at all times to speak of independence and has assured that reason for plenary will be held to "respond to aggression involved in application of Article 155 of Constitution ", after Council of Ministers held last Saturday, in which several measures were agreed to intervene Catalan autonomy.
At same time, Bureau has agreed that Tuesday tomorrow will appear in Committee on Institutional Affairs eight Senators for designation of Parliament to explain ir position in application of article 155. Among se senators is former president of Generalitat José Montilla, only representative of PSC in upper house. The arraignment is scheduled for 18 hours this Tuesday.
The third agreement adopted by House table has been to urge legal services to take all possible legal action against Council of Ministers ' agreement. Corominas has ensured that this agreement is prosecuted even by penal route and has accused government of practicing "institutional, police and judicial violence, in addition to institutional". "Spain is acting as a dictatorship that imposes law through judges, prosecutors and police," he said, while he has considered that Catalonia "is occupied for weeks" by troops of Guardia Civil and police displaced to Catalonia.
The Minister of presidency and spokesman of Govern, Jordi Turull, said this Sunday that call for Catalan elections "at moment is not on table." He also indicated that Generalitat will act for " Defense of wishful of Catalan institutions and culmination of mandate of October 1", and that it is now case that Parlament takes decisions. The only concession that it made to independence sectors that y see in call for elections only possibility of avoiding total intervention was to ensure that decision that is taken will be reasoned. "You must act with your head and heart, not with your stomach," he said.