While the real problems are crowded in Spain, the acting Government continues to engage in its concessions to the independence movement to ensure the investiture of Pedro Sánchez, with linguistic coexistence and the external image of our country as bargaining chips.

The first bill that Junts charges is the introduction of Catalan, Basque and Galician as languages of use in the plenary sessions of the Congress of Deputies, in an act of unilateralism opposed to the necessary consensus with which F

rancina Armengol pays Carles Puigdemont's party for her election as president of the Chamber. The second bill, also aimed at satisfying a fugitive from justice, is the

Unprecedented erosion of Spanish diplomacy before the European authorities

, which today will deal with the Government's request, untimely because of its urgency and "surprising" for several of the large countries around us, that the three languages be official in the EU.

In the Community field, the Government is deploying all the means at its disposal, to the point that José Manuel Albares will attend the meeting of the General Affairs Council, in which ministers never participate but secretaries of State.

An overexertion that will have a political cost, since it places Spain in a position of weakness.

The operation, in any case, seems cosmetic: the change requires the unanimity of all member countries, when Sweden and Finland refuse and France has historically been reluctant to these demands. It is not only a question of money, but of operability, and relevant enough to be studied carefully. The immediate effect is the damage to the image of a country whose acting president raises as a priority a change of depth that only responds to a spurious interest. Without a calm debate and without consensus of the Spanish Parliament,

The Socialists seek to please the most reactionary partners of their "plurinational bloc".

Spain is a country with diverse languages. Catalan, Basque and Galician are widely promoted in the autonomous communities where they are co-official, sometimes even violating the rights of their citizens. At the same time, and as fifty former ministers and former parliamentarians – including prominent socialists – have stressed, Castilian is the language in which all Spaniards understand. With the change of the rules of procedure of the Congress, the Government does not make a symbolic recognition to these languages, but gives

A new step in the denial of Spanish as a common language

. The objective is the dismantling of civic and constitutional Spain. That is why it is unacceptable for the PSOE to impose a modification that it rejected in June 2022 and that it now only defends to retain power.


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