By: psr, 2007-03-25
A recent public demonstration in Pamplona (Spain) claimed that the Navarra autonomous region cannot be part a negotiation. This demonstration was organised by the local government of Navarra, and is officially motivated by the talks and political negotiations that the Spanish government of PM RodrÃguez Zapatero conducts with the assassins of ETA. The terrorists call for a new state which includes not only the Basque Country, but also Navarra and the French Basque Country, so the gun-point influenced political negotiations are really a cause for concern in Navarra.
It’s worth noting that the public demonstration may also be driven by the party currently in Navarran government, to rally support in the upcoming local elections (in May 2007).
In doing so, however, the Navarran government has argumented that Navarra has …