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8:19 a.m.

Sánchez will ask Congress today for political unity in the face of the war in Ukraine

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, goes to Congress this Wednesday to demand unity in political action in the face of the war in Ukraine and to explain Spain’s actions in this conflict and the support measures that the Executive may approve in the face of an impact on the Spanish economy.

Almost a week after Russian troops entered Ukrainian territory, Sánchez will make it clear that Spain will collaborate with the shipment of weapons to Ukraine within the framework of the European Union, to work in a “centralized” manner.

The Government has also reiterated that there are no differences in this regard with Podemos, its coalition partner.

Sánchez trusts that today the unity of all the parties, also of the PP, will be visualized, since he will not face the still leader of the popular party, Pablo Casado, but the new general coordinator of the party and parliamentary spokesperson, Cuca Gamarra.

The plenary session will begin at 9:00 a.m. and after the intervention of the Chief Executive, who has no time limit, the representatives of each parliamentary group will intervene, from highest to lowest, closing the socialist group, for fifteen minutes to fix positions.

Sánchez will answer each one of them, and the parliamentarians will be able to speak again for a period of five minutes.

Inform EFE.