"President Puigdemont wants to come to Senate, because he believes in dialogue," he announced this Tuesday officially, for first time, PDeCAT, through his spokesman in this Chamber, Josep Lluís Cleries. However, he accuses government of locking him up by denying him possibility of going to Wednesday and leaving him only option of Thursday, in Commission processing article 155, or on Friday, already in plenary which must be definitively approved. "I think it has not fit well in agenda of Moncloa, because y see that annoys more doing it on Thursday or Friday, instead of doing it on Wednesday, which is day it blocks." "It's a little absurd if you analyze objectively," he protested.Learn More
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Hours later, spokesman of PSOE in Senate, Ander Gil, has assured that his party does not close door to amend agreement. "We will listen to or groups and if case comes we do not discard it", said Gil, who has defended president of Generalitat, Carles Puigdemont, to go to house to present his allegations and to do so when he can be, discard and pointed out that if Tien E that being on Wednesday should not be despised this possibility. "Any time is good, whenever possible and it is will of our group to make it possible," he stressed.
It became clear minutes after a rift between PP and PSOE has opened at this point, because popular spokesman in Senate, José Manuel Barreiro, again denied possibilities of an appearance of Puigdemont on Wednesday and repeated that " calendar is known from " "Saturday, when he met Senate table." In considering journalists most flexible position of PSOE, Barreiro replied that this training had not shown in board of spokesmen and, in any case, should raise it at table of Senate.
This scuffle on occasion of a possible appearance of Puigdemont started yesterday Monday, when Catalan parliament convened a plenary precisely on Thursday, which could lead to a declaration of independence. Shortly after it transcended that Puigdemont was studying to go to Senate, a surprising news because so far has always rejected invitations to explain his plans in Parliament, and after a while Senate pointed out that only could do it on Thursday In afternoon. In particular, at five o'clock, to appear in Commission's final debate. "It is absurd because Generalitat's allegations have already been discussed at Thursday morning Commission meeting," said Cleries of PDeCAT this morning. Your party will insist that you be allowed to come on Wednesday.
The truth is that Bureau of Senate, meeting on Saturday to admit to process decision of Council of Ministers to activate 155, had not specified moment available for allegations of Puigdemont and left a vague deadline between today in afternoon and Thursday by MA Ñana. He only needed it yesterday, after knowing that plenary of Parliament would be on Thursday. Sources of high House attributed it to confusion that produces exceptionality of this situation, because it is first time in democracy that this article of Constitution applies. The Commission has been created ad hoc for this purpose. Barreiro has insisted today that calendar was "public and known" since Saturday, but no one explained it clearly. Neir did Pedro Sanz, of PP, Vice-President of Bureau, who spoke a broad deadline.
In any case PDeCAT has repeated that, as President of Generalitat wishes to explain himself in person, he will do his best to come: "It is necessary to square it with agenda of Parlament, if it can be squared, so that he can be in parlament and come here." I think it is more unlikely on Thursday than Friday, because on Friday oretically, we need to see movements re, re would be vote in Parlament and he has to be to vote. In this way it also confirmed indirectly that plenary of Catalan chamber of Thursday can be lengned until Friday and it would be that day when a possible declaration of secession would occur.The Independence Challenge
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