CATALAN LEADER TORRA’S BITING WORDS TARGETING SPANISH MONARCH




Mustafa AY – TDO – 23.06.2018 On Friday, Quim Torra addressed the parliament on the matter of Spanish Monarch Felipe IV’s absolute rejectionist stance on Catalonia’s efforts to secede from Spain. As known, Spanish King Felipe IV refused the validity of Catalonia’s independence referendum and any other similar attempts that would happen in the future. That King Felipe IV’s constantly repeated his rejection against Catalonia’s initiatives on secession inevitably prompted reaction of region’s President Torra’s reaction. In his speech in Catalan Parliament, he said “we are not subjects of King, but citizens possessing imprescriptible rights!”. Folllowing his biting words targeting Spanish Monarch, he underlied that King Felipe IV will not be invited to any official organisation arranged by either Catalan Parliament or Government.