He argued that, since the PSdeG “opted for another candidacy”, he withdrew as a sign of “loyalty and responsibility.”
The former secretary general of the PSdeG and current parliamentarian of the region, Gonzalo Caballero, announced that he withdrew his pre-candidacy for the socialist primary.
It was announced through a statement given to Europa Press in which he detailed that given the proximity of the regional elections and confirmed this week that the socialist leadership and senior officials of the PSdeG “opted for another candidacy”, he decided to retreat from “honesty and responsibility” in front of the political change he wants for Galicia.
“I am sorry that I did not convince the cadres and the party in general with my reflections and calls to correct the course, but now it is time to do the best for the PSdeG with the possible options and the time we still have ahead of us,” he argued.
Likewise, he thanked the socialist militants in Galicia who gave him “their endorsement and support”, as well as his main group, for their dedication and support for the decision he made.
Next, he pointed out that he was “never afraid” of winning or losing primaries, recalling that he had won and lost them “on other occasions”, but he made this decision “thinking about the best” for the party given the “current circumstances.” a few months to an electoral call in Galicia”.
Finally, he emphasized that he would continue to work to strengthen the PSdeG and have socialist governments in the city councils, in Galicia, and in Spain. “We need a strong PSdeG for political change in Galicia,” he said.