The delegate of the Spanish Government in Catalonia, Teresa Cunillera, has assured this Tuesday that pardons that the State Executive is preparing for the independence leaders convicted by the referendum of October 1, 2017 will be “impeccable to avoid temptations” like that Vox resorts to them to the courts. “We will make it difficult for him”, he said in an interview with Catalunya Ràdio.
Cunillera has confessed not knowing when will it be approved This measure of grace, you have to go through the Minister council, but has guaranteed that “Nobody intends to delay anything.” This Monday, the Minister of Territorial Policy and Public Function and first secretary of the PSC, Miquel Iceta, considered that pardons can come before going on vacation, and consequently before August 1.
The pardon is intended for the imprisoned pro-independence leaders and it will not resolve the situation of those involved in the 1-O who are abroad. To the latter, Cunillera has recommended “submit to Spanish justice”, as did the former councilor and former delegate of the Government in the European Union, Meritxell Serret, who appeared in the Supreme Court last March. “The path has already been marked by Meritxell Serret. She was in Brussels, she has returned, she has submitted to the court and is currently a deputy in the Parliament of Catalonia”, has wielded.