• Ibero-American Summit Feijóo criticizes Sánchez for "paying homage to autocrats" and Moncloa calls him "ignorant": "Forget that here is the King"

The confrontation between the Government and the PP returns to star in an escalation. In La Moncloa there is a major anger with Alberto Núñez Feijóo after the words of the latter accused the President of the Government of "paying homage to autocrats" in full celebration of the Ibero-American summit. Pedro Sánchez has accused the leader of the opposition of "ignorance" and has recovered the message of "insolvency" and "bad faith" with which they already dialectically fought the Galician leader.

Ibero-America stirs up a hard clash between the Government and the PP. The King and Pedro Sánchez have attended this weekend in Santo Domingo to the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit. In Madrid, the PP has counterprogrammed him with an act under the slogan Europe is Hispanic. And despite the 6,700 kilometers away, the thunder box has been uncovered. In the act promoted by the popular, Feijóo accused Sánchez of "paying homage to autocratic rulers." Criticism coinciding in time with the celebration of the plenary of the summit and with the mind set on leaders such as the Venezuelan Nicolás Maduro who, however, did not attend the summit.

The anger in the Government reaches the President of the Government, who has not hesitated to accuse the leader of the opposition of ignoring how they are, what they mean what the development of the Ibero-American summits is. He has been spoiled by "the gaps of ignorance" that he has in the matters, in this specific case to the celebration of these appointments, a format that has Spain among its promoters and to which governments of different political signs have come accompanying the King in the last 30 years.

When the team of the President of the Government learned in Santo Domingo of Feijóo's statements, the anger was in crescendo. Government sources showed their indignation and describe the leader of the PP as "ignorant" and "irresponsible". They also emphasize that the King and Josep Borrell, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission, are also present at the meeting. They wonder in the government if Feijóo means that "they are also meeting with autocrats at this summit."

Sánchez wanted to go a step further and focus on the team surrounding Feijóo, after Esteban González Pons, one of the main advisers of the PP leader, accused the head of the Executive that this weekend he was going to star in a photo "with a couple of dictators". Without mentioning anyone in particular, Sánchez's message has been clear, disgraced that he has not been able to "fill" his "gaps of ignorance" "forming teams that advise him on history and how Ibero-American summits are developed."

In line with the allusion to the "autocrats", in the Government they remember the photos of José María Aznar with Fidel Castro and that Mariano Rajoy has also participated in Ibero-American summits such as the one held in Veracruz in 2014. Rajoy himself, in 2010, demanded that Zapatero explain "well" his absence at the Ibero-American Summit held in Argentina, in Mar de Plata. The Socialist president did not attend due to the economic crisis, but Rajoy reminded him that the relationship with Ibero-America is a priority for Spain.

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