Pedro Sanchez It would “return” to order the confinement of the entire population in the event of a repetition of a situation such as that of March 2020, with the transmission of Covid-19 triggered. The President of the Government has defended this Sunday a decision that he recalls “very complex” and later declared unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court.

Sánchez, in Mérida on the occasion of the XIII Regional Congress of the PSOE of Extremadura -where he has announced a game of 100 million euros for the “most vulnerable households” in winter-, explained that the evolution of the pandemic forced to take measures “absolutely unpublished “but that, he stressed, in the case of the confinement,” allowed to save half a million lives of our compatriots.

“At that moment when I had to make a decision of these characteristics – Sánchez continued – I knew that I was not alone, that I had the entire Socialist Party. I was not alone, we never were. It is true that we were not all. The Spanish right was absent, like all great events. But that is why we are the most essential party, because we are the party that has never failed Spain. “

Vaccination, recovery

The president has assured feeling “highly moved, moved” with the fact that “young people between 12 and 19 years of age are being vaccinated in the same percentage as those older than 60-70 years” because, in his opinion, “that is what representing Spain “. “I say it without complacency, with pride,” Sánchez continued, “that after this calamity we have risen up, we lead the vaccination and we will lead the recovery.”

In this sense, Sánchez, before the Extremaduran socialists, has revealed that the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, congratulated him at the recent event in Yuste “for the extraordinary data from Spain.” The president stressed that “our welfare state has not put the richest before the most vulnerable, something that seems obvious but has not happened everywhere.”

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