Pere Aragonese get back on track. The Catalan independence movement once again wants to be noticed with a gesture of affront to the rest of the country. This Sunday its regional president has been the only one not to pose for the cameras in the family photo prior to the Conference of Presidents this Sunday on the island of La Palma. All so as not to coincide with the meeting with King Felipe VI.
The president of the Generalitat of Catalonia will participate in this multilateral event for the first time in person but, as OKDIARIO revealed, he did not want to share photograph with their counterparts.
King Felipe VI and the Chief Executive, Pedro Sánchez, have arrived at half past nine local time this Sunday to the plaza of the Benahoarita Archaeological Museum, located in the heart of Los Llanos de Aridane (La Palma). All the authorities were waiting for them there, except for Pere Aragonés, who arrived laterthus avoiding the snapshot with the head of state.
The regional presidents, except for the Catalan, have been arriving at this square from nine o’clock. Once the King and the Chief Executive have arrived, all the authorities have made the traditional family photo.
The anticipation was palpable. Tens of neighbors They have come to see the arrival of these authorities at this summit in La Palma, which is finally being held this Sunday, March 13, after the suspension 15 days ago due to Russian attacks on Ukraine. Those present applauded the arrival of Sánchez and the King, shouting Long live Spain and long live the King.
The Government will study in this Conference of Presidents different agreements related to the war in Ukraine. Among others, the awareness among Spaniards of “the importance” of energy saving, with decisions such as “the incentive of a more rational use of private vehicles or a moderation of the use of energy dedicated to air conditioning”.
This is how the draft picks it up, consulted by Europe Press, of the issues that Pedro Sánchez’s Executive will take to this La Palma Summit. Specifically, the crisis caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine occupies 17 points. Pere Aragonese has agreed to go under the premise of the exceptional nature of the war.
In them, in addition to seeking that the regional presidents commit to accelerating the energy transition Through these approaches, the Government also ensures that it will approve measures aimed at “reducing energy costs”, with special attention, as indicated, to groups in need of special social protection and electro-intensive and industrial consumers.
Likewise, the Government speaks of working in coordination with all the Administrations to «strengthen and speed up investments in critical technologies such as semiconductors, storage, essential minerals, batteries, 5G, Artificial Intelligence, data centers and active ingredients of essential medicines, with the aim, according to the draft, of increasing strategic autonomy.
In addition, with this goal, the Government will promote, in line with the provisions of the National Security Strategy, the creation of a reserve of goods considered strategic to “preserve the rights and freedoms, the well-being of citizens, the supply of essential services and resources of essential and strategic nature”.
In any case, in addition to the war in Ukraine, the Government also plans to put on the agenda the report of follow-up of the agreements of the previous Conferencethe situation of Covid-19, European funds, the modification of the Regulations of this forum and cooperation in civil protection.
The regional presidents have already advanced their proposals at this meeting on the island of La Palma which, in addition to the effects of the war in Ukraine, go through the reform of the regional financing system and European funds, among other issues.