Last Thursday, the spokesman for Adelante Sevilla, Daniel González Rojas (IU)avoided joining the condemnation of the municipal Plenary to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. His position was not to position himself on the matter. Can has moved a Formal complaint to the regional office of UI. He considers that the spokesman for the confluence has ceased to “represent the common interests” of the formation and asks disciplinary measures.
Rojas has qualified his silence on social networks and, now, yes, “condemns” the war, but also points to the NATO, USA and the European Union (EU) as part of the problem which has triggered Vladimir Putin’s attack on Ukraine. The “communist” councilor, as he defines himself on social networks, has pointed out that “plainly condemning the war is insufficient.”
“The invasion of Ukraine on the part of Russia it is an error that turns its back on the diplomatic path… but the role of NATO, the EU and the US in recent years cannot be ignored either. That is the position of my organization, “he stressed this Friday.
Condemning war outright is insufficient. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a mistake that turns its back on diplomatic channels… but the role of NATO, the EU and the US in recent years cannot be ignored either.
That is the position of my organization.
– Daniel González Rojas ? (@rojosevillano) February 25, 2022
For its part, the leader of We can Seville and councilor of Adelante in the City Council, Susana Serrano, has expressed “the strongest condemnation” of his party against the Russian military aggression. The resolution of the conflict, he defends, involves laying aside weapons and raising the flag of “dialogue, diplomacy and international law” to “restore legality and well-being” amputated from the Ukrainian people.
Thus, Serrano insists that Podemos Sevilla “has condemned and will always condemn any act of war” and has assured that the formation he heads was not “consulted or informed” by the spokesman for Go ahead “when unilaterally opposed for the municipal plenary to collectively condemn the Russian attack on the State of Ukraine».
In this regard, the Seville purple leader has stated that the Coordination Council of Podemos Seville has brought this situation to the attention of We can Andalusia and has transferred a “formal complaint” to the address of IU Andalusia“while disciplinary measures have been requested” against Rojas on the understanding that “he has ceased to represent the common interests and political objectives agreed by both organizations.”
It should be remembered that Rojas replaced Serrano as spokesperson for Adelante last June and that Podemos expelled to your deputy Sandra Heredia for facilitating relief.
Problems, better “at home”
After the controversy unleashed, the IU councilor, who did not intervene in the only item on the agenda of the plenary debate, maintains that he spoke with Serrano before her intervention and that he suggested a bilateral condemnation of the invasion with two reproaches to Russia and the West, but the aedile dwelling «he preferred not to say anything».
Rojas has also expressed his wish that “next time things will work out in the house and not through the media Communication. And that we really work to represent the common interests and political objectives agreed by both organizations.
In statements to Europe PressRojas ratifies his position put forward on social networks and points to a resolution issued by IU this past Thursday in which the invasion of Ukraine and also the “deployment of forces of the NATO in countries bordering Russia».
In said resolution, UI calls on “the different actors” in the conflict to “abandon the military path” and return to “international law and diplomacy as the only path.”