The Government of Pedro Sánchez has used this Tuesday "the spirit and the letter of the Constitution" to justify its actions in defense of the co-official languages in Spain and in Europe as well as its actions to recover coexistence in Catalonia after "the greatest territorial crisis "that democratic Spain has suffered.
At the press conference after the meeting of the Council of Ministers, the spokesperson for the Executive, Isabel Rodríguez, was asked about some statements by the president of ERC, Oriol Junqueras, who assured today at the doors of Congress, where the reform of the regulations to allow the use of official languages, which will never renounce unilaterality.
"After recognizing that there are antagonistic positions," the minister spokesperson emphasized that the President of the Government "has demonstrated his ability to recover coexistence and dialogue to protect the constitutional framework in Spain throughout the territory", something that according to Rodríguez "others cannot say" in clear reference to the PP. The Government spokesperson has insisted that in Catalonia "coexistence, dialogue and the Constitution have prevailed during these five years."
The head of Territorial Policy has also defended the work of the acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Manuel Albares, in the EU General Affairs Council to make Catalan, Basque and Galician official with a constitutional argument. "What Albares is doing is defending the Spanish Constitution and the EU treaties that try to protect the cultural heritage of the different Spanish languages." "It is our Constitution that mandates the protection of co-official languages," concluded the socialist minister, for whom linguistic plurality "should be a reason for consensus, agreement and celebration and never, ever, for confrontation."