Societat Civil Catalana (SCC) has expressed its rejection of the PSOE and ERC pact to unlock the investiture of Pedro Sánchez as the new president of the Government. The constitutionalist entity is not willing to accept the creation of a bilateral dialogue table between the Spanish Government and that of the Generalitat which, in its opinion, would be located “outside the institutional and constitutional framework” to address the situation caused by the pro-independence Catalan process.
SCC asks to be present “in any negotiation on the future” of this autonomous community “so that millions of invisible Catalans for years have a civil voice.” “Let’s be clear: we will not let separatism appropriate of what it is also our land,” they point out in their social networks.
“Constitutionalists do not play,” the organization adds, recalling that “the real roundtables” for dialogue are “the Parliaments and mechanisms provided for in the Statute and the Constitution.”
The president of SCC, Fernando Sánchez Costa, acknowledges that the PSOE and ERC pact to unlock Sánchez’s investiture – which will be put to the vote of the Republican militancy this Thursday – “hurts us”, because it prevents the possibility of “a great agreement in favor of constitutional centrality”.
Sánchez Costa, however, notes as the only positive news the fact that the agreement implies “de facto the resignation of ERC to the process and immediate independence”
For his part, the vice president of the entity, Xavier Marín, believes that “at this time” there is “a niche market” in Catalonia and the rest of Spain: that of a left “without nationalist veleities” and “non-consenting to the caprices and secessionist threats. “