In Catalonia refused to accept the decision of Madrid to suspend the autonomy
The speaker of the Parliament of Catalonia the Karma Forcadell said it will defend its powers and the powers of the deputies of the autonomy, refusing to acknowledge earlier the Spanish government’s decision to dissolve the Catalan government.
The decision of the Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, on the dissolution of the Catalan government, the suspension of autonomy and ad in the region of the new election is a “coup” and “an attack on democracy.” This was stated by the speaker of the Parliament of Catalonia the Karma Forcadell, reports Reuters.
In a televised speech, she said that will not allow the termination of authority of the autonomy.
“That’s why we want to send the citizens of this country a message about our steadfastness and hope. We will protect the sovereignty of the Parliament of Catalonia today, after the most serious attack on Catalan institutions since their recovery,” she said.
The decision of the Spanish government to limit the autonomy of Catalonia and the dissolution of the regional government was taken at a Cabinet meeting on Saturday, October 21, announced Prime Minister of Spain Mariano Rajoy. we are talking about the application of the 155th article of the Constitution, according to which the powers of the government of Catalonia transferred to the Central authorities. Those, in turn, in the next six months will have to hold elections. then it will be approved by the new government of the region. The corresponding document was sent to the Senate, the vote is scheduled for October 27.
This decision Madrid has become the reason for new large-scale protests in Barcelona. On the streets of the city came hundreds of protesters against this initiative of the Spanish authorities.
Later his statement was made by the head of the Generalitat de Catalunya Carles Pujdeme. He said that such actions of the Madrid steel skwarnecki from the time of Francisco Franco’s dictatorship and called on the regional Parliament to rebuff the Central authorities.