RTVE follows in the footsteps of La Sexta and cancels the 4-M debate after "the announced absence of several candidates"

Spanish Radio Television joins La Sexta and cancels the debate that he planned to hold next week with the candidates for the Madrid elections on May 4, due to the decision of the left-wing parties of not participate with Vox.

The public entity has issued a statement in which it explains that the debate that was planned to pfor the 29th it is canceled “in view of the announced absence of several candidates and in order not to prejudice the obligatory proportionality and neutrality of RTVE”.

It details that Radio Televisión Española offered to all political groups with representation in the Madrid Assembly to participate in what would be the last debate before the elections given “your obligation to facilitate the debate democratic and the free expression of opinions. “But now it decides its cancellation, which has already been communicated to the Provincial Electoral Board of Madrid.

For its part, La Sexta informed before that it cancels the debate scheduled for next Monday, the 26th, with all the candidates except that of the PP, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, after the crash that occurred this Friday between the parties of the left and Vox in the debate on the SER string.

In the radio debate held this morning, the Vox candidate, Rocío Monasterio, has questioned the veracity of the letter with a death threat received by Pablo Iglesias (United We Can), which caused him to leave the debate shortly after starting and, about an hour later, he was followed by Ángel Gabilondo (PSOE) and Mónica García (Más Madrid).

After what happened, both United We Can and More Madrid announced that they will not debate with Vox again during this election campaign.

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