The spokesperson of PSN, Ramón Alzórrizdenied this Monday that the socialists negotiated eh Bildu a possible motion of censure of the Pamplona City Council due to the election last Friday of the nationalist Xabier Alcuaz as president of the Navarra Federation of Municipalities and Councils (FNMC).
“We have not talked about anything about that,” Alzorriz assured in a press conference after the media asked if the Council of the city of Pamplona there are negotiations and the existence of a possible motion of censure after the leader of EH Bildu, Arnaldo Otegi that’s why you asked for it.
Although he acknowledged that they continued “to antipodes of institutional issues” with EH Bilduthe socialist emphasized that they will not support a UPN candidate who, in reference to Alejandro Toqueroalso a failed candidate for the leadership of the FNMC, “what he did was to use the institutions to attack the Government of Navarra” or “to demonstrate against the Government of Pedro Sánchez.”
This agreement, he said, was reached “not only to achieve a greater representation of the Federation” but also to give the necessary direction “to the joint work of the municipalities with the Government of Navarra”.
Laura Aznal, from EH Bilduavoided the question of the City Council of Pamplona and assured that this agreement “will undoubtedly affect the local entities” considering that it is “a new step to consolidate the progressive majorities of Navarra.”
In the opinion of Javier Esparza, from UPN, the silence of Abertzales makes it clear that there is an agreement and the choice of Alcuaz is to “continue payments” from PSOE to EH Bildu, without disturbing them “at a time critical for Sánchez” and guaranteeing that Bildu of the Federation is obedient to the regional Government.
from Later Yes Pablo Azcona He stated that his group’s commitment is to “continue promoting all possible institutions that can be progressive” although he defended that the federation would be more representative if it had a greater presence of independent groups.