The acting president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Diaz Ayuso, has clarified that the King Felipe VI is not “an accomplice to anything” Rather, the blame for having to sign the pardons for the independence prisoners lies with the President of the Government, Pedro Sanchez, and has rated as “the top of the 26 steps“the greeting that he has starred with his US counterpart, Joe Biden, in the framework of the NATO summit.
This has been expressed in statements to the press, in the Madrid Assembly, where he has met with the president of the Madrid Chamber, Eugenia Carballedo, to convey his proposal to run as a candidate for president of the regional government.
After the controversy arising from his statements this Sunday at the Columbus demonstration. “What is the King of Spain going to do from now on? Are you going to sign those pardons? Are they going to make him an accessory to that? “, Said the regional leader.
The ‘popular’ has reiterated that their concern is that the pardons arrive “to the table of the head of state“When the monarch, he says, was” the hope of all Spaniards on October 3. “But Ayuso went further:” It hurts, This is a personal opinion, deeply the commitment to which they are going to submit“, has declared.
The regional president has stressed that the monarch “he is not an accomplice of anything“and has asserted that “all the blame falls on the Prime Minister”, that it is “deteriorating all the institutions of the State for its own benefit and the international image of Spain.”
“Defense of all Spaniards”
At this point, he pointed out that, “in front of those who in a tortuous way have been saying for years barbarities about the monarchy or trying to overshadow the king’s authority“, its current Government and the future Government of the Community of Madrid”they will always defend the equality of all Spaniards before the law, his sovereignty, the Constitution, institutions, harmony and, of course, the figure of the King of Spain “.
For Ayuso, what Sánchez is doing with the pardons “it is unworthy and it is a humiliation for all Spaniards.” It is, in his opinion, “a decision against the rule of law, the Supreme Court and the sentencing court” by awarding “the crime.”
“Summit of the 26 steps”
Before concluding, Ayuso wanted to make a small reference to “bilateral summit“which has starred this Monday Sánchez, and the president of the United States, in the framework of the NATO summit, and who has described it as”the top of the 26 steps“.
“I have already spoken longer than the bilateral summit of Sánchez with the US president, known as of today as the 26-step summit,” said the regional leader.