August 5, 2021

Torra calls for a referendum on independence: "The stage of the statutes is over"

Torra calls for a referendum on independence: "The stage of the statutes is over"

In statements to TV3 collected by Europa Press, the president has indicated that this action has a clear message: "We will not stop until they are free and our people too," he assured from the top of Puigsacalm, one of the 18 summits that They have risen this Saturday in a joint ascent to raise awareness about the situation of imprisoned sovereigners and abroad.

"We will face the days that come with all the strength that gives us to know that we are capable of making the peaks that we propose, including the peak of the Catalan republic that is our goal," said Torra, who has climbed the mountain that represented to former President Carles Puigdemont.

He also recalled the referendum of October 1, 2017, and the declaration of independence on October 27, after which he added that "the only thing that can change the situation is a referendum on independence agreed and agreed."

For his part, the president of the Parliament, Roger Torrent, has risen to the Matagalls, dedicated to the ex-secretary general of ERC Marta Rovira, from where he has assured: "If the Spanish State wants to make an offer, let it do it, but it knows very well President Pedro Sánchez, that will only be resolved with a referendum on self-determination. "

The other peaks are the Sant Jeroni, dedicated to the ERC leader, Oriol Junqueras; the Canigó the president of Òmnium, Jordi Cuixart; the Carlit the leader of JxCat in the Parlament, Jordi Sànchez; the Gallina Pelada the one of the exdiputada of the CUP Anna Gabriel, and the Montcaro the one of the ex-president of the Parlament Carme Forcadell, among others.

The organization of 'Cims per la Llibertat' reported in a statement on Thursday that more than 11,000 people had registered and that the profits will go to the Associació Catalana pels Drets Civils, the entity formed by the relatives of the sovereignist prisoners and the leaders abroad.

Civil Protection of the Generalitat has deployed an emergency coordination device with the Federació d'Entitats Excursionistes de Catalunya (FEEC), the Mossos d'Esquadra, the Bombers, the Emergency Medical System (SEM), Agents Rurals and the organization of the activity, to guarantee the security of the event and a coordinated reaction in case of emergency.

In addition, the pre-alert of the Civil Protection Plan of Catalonia (Procicat), which has registered five minor incidents, has been activated up to 16.49 hours, and has also established a coordination with the French emergency services, since two of the summits are located in the French Roussillon.


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