The former president of the Generalitat Carles Puigdemont vindicated the unilateral declaration of independence in 2017, six years after its proclamation in Parliament. “We admit it, we translate it into 25 languages and we keep it alive if the independence movement as a whole knows how to put together a strategy, overcome partisan temptations,” he declared. on X (formerly Twitter ).
In the middle of the negotiations for the investiture of Pedro Sánchez, he added that everything agreed should not include “resigning” or deconstructing what was started in 2017 “even though for some it seems a little and to others it. seems too much.” “We do not reject it nor will we reject it, no matter how many difficulties there are and no matter how many efforts others make to recover it,” he said.
According to Puigdemont, for six years the DUI has been preserved from the “amnesic or devaluing drive of some.” And he defended that the Parliament is the “legitimate representative” of the people of Catalonia and that “all people have the right to self-determination.”
In the same line and also from the network Likewise, he remembers that the Parliament, which represents the people of Catalonia, did not withdraw it.