Spanish king Felipe VI at the traditional Christmas greetings called on the newly elected Parliament of Catalonia to abandon the idea of the independence of the region, reported newspaper El Pais.
“Our way does not need to lead to confrontation or alienation, which, as we now know, creates discord, doubt, frustration and exhaustion – moral, civil and economic – in society,” said he also.
As noted, the rhetoric of the monarch compared to his last appeal was softer: he approved the use of the autonomy of article 155 of the Constitution, after which he was rasmusen previous Parliament of the region.
24 Dec ex-the head of Catalonia Karlen Pujdeme called for Madrid to allow him to return to Spain. In addition, he does not exclude that may again become the head of Catalonia.