Alberto Núñez Feijóo believes the Government of Spain has made a mistake in showing a divided position on the escalation of violence in Gaza. “When a country is in shock like it is Israel“The worst thing we can do is enter into diplomatic conflict with that country,” said the president of the PP at the end of an Atresmedia event.
Of course, he added that “the Embassy’s statement could be a little more accurate.” But in the end, who loses from this diplomatic clash? “Well, Spain’s international prestige is lost and Spain’s prominence in the international community is lost. That is to say, we lose the Spaniards because of the political mess that remains in the government in a notorious way and now and also in a rude way.” “Because,” he insisted again, “this is not the time to have a conflict with Israel, and unfortunately we already have one.”
The public demonstrations by representatives of Podemos and Sumar unambiguously placing themselves in favor of Palestine dragged the Government on Monday into a diplomatic crisis in the middle of the Spanish presidency of the UE. In the socialist wing of The Moncloa They had tried to maintain their traditional measured position regarding the conflict in the Middle East, but have been forced to stand up for their partners following formal criticism issued by Israel.
In a statement released this Monday by its embassy in Madrid, the spokespersons for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked Pedro Sánchez to “unequivocally” condemn the “shameful statements” of some members of his Executive who have chosen to “align themselves with terrorism.” ” of Hamas.
Moncloa did not take long to respond to them through another writing signed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairsin which he “flatly rejects the falsehoods expressed” by Israel about unspecified public positions and warns that he does not accept “unfounded insinuations about them.”