The Catalan government refused to resign

Carles Pujdeme

Suspended by the Madrid Chapter of Generalitat Catalonia Carles Pujdeme refused to recognize the decision on the introduction of direct rule stipulating the resignation of all members of the regional government, reports on Saturday, October 28, RIA Novosti. He added that in a democratic society the government is administered by elected parliaments.

Pujdeme called for a peaceful democratic resistance to the action of the Spanish authorities. He also stressed that the Catalans should be to protect the Declaration of independence, which was adopted by the Parliament of the Autonomous region on October 27.

“Yesterday was a historic day. The Parliament of Catalonia has fulfilled the mandate that they received it citizens from 27 September,” — said the head of Generalitat. He said that the decision of the Spanish authorities “are inconsistent with what is decided by the voters.”

The Catalan Parliament declared the region’s independence from Spain on October 27. The decision was made by secret ballot. Before the procedure, left the room, the deputies from the opposition parties speaking against the separation of the subject.

For an exit from the country voted 70 deputies, against — 10, 2 MP abstained.

On 1 October, the region held a referendum on independence. More than 90 percent of those who voted for secession of Catalonia from Spain. The Central government tried to prevent the holding of the plebiscite, including power methods. Suffered 893 people. Madrid of the will recognizes and considers his results null and void.