The Popular Party of the Canary Islands has mobilized this Sunday to demand equality for all Spaniards regardless of which community they live in and express their rejection of the amnesty law that the PSOE negotiates with Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya y Junts.
In line with the strategy designed at the national level, The PP held rallies in the two Canary Islands capitals. The chosen places were the Plaza de España, in the capital of Gran Canaria, and the Parque de la Granja, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
In Gran Canaria, the reading of the manifesto corresponded to the president of the PP in Gran Canaria, Miguel Jorge,while in Santa Cruz Tenerife the regional president did it, Manuel Dominguez.The general secretary of the PP in the islands, Poli Suárez, made statements in the capital of Gran Canaria.
In the two capitals there were the PP councilors of the Government, as well as practically all of the PP parliamentarians, both from the Autonomous Chamber and the Cortes.
The concentrations in Gran Canaria ended with 6,300 people in La Plaza de España, according to the organization.
For its part, the Government Delegation estimates attendance at 2,500 people in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and 2,000 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
The demonstration continues
At the end, some of the attendees went to the regional headquarters of the PSOE in the capital of Gran Canaria to gather. There are members of the National Police in front of the building.
They have already closed the two lanes of Avenida Juan 23 towards the sea.
In both acts, the PP wanted to show that theirs is a peaceful mobilization, oblivious to the incidents experienced these days in front of the federal headquarters of the PSOE, on Madrid's Ferraz street.
"There may be a president, but no government"
As reported by the EFE agency, the leader of the PP of the Canary Islands, Manuel Domínguez, has stressed that despite the fact that "all the agreements have been signed" and that "possibly next week we will have a president, What is clear is that we will not have a government."
«We may have a president, but we will not have a government, because it has been formed based on the sale of the rights of all Spaniards to a few«Domínguez proclaimed before participating in the rally in the Tenerife capital.
In statements to the media, Domínguez thanked the "significant number of Canarians" who "in a peaceful manner" have supported the concentrations in the two provincial capitals. "against the unilateral decision of Pedro Sánchez"and added: "Spain is not for sale, it is not divided, it is a single nation."
He has elaborated that the pacts of the PSOE with ERC and Junts represent "a challenge to democracy, to the feelings of the Spanish people", and has demanded "a referendum in the form of votes, of elections" to ask "the Spanish people to decide what they want," EFE reported.
«It is the most important moment for citizen participation, for Spaniards to listen, to stop dividing this country, to confront the autonomous communities and to turn some of us, like the Canary Islands, into second-class citizens," he stated.
After addressing the media, he addressed the people participating in the rally, where after listening to the national anthem he shouted "long live Spain" on several occasions, applauded by those present, who in turn cried out: "Spain will not be sells."
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