New pro-independence platform founded
The Crida Nacional per la República (National Call for the Republic) will hold their Constituent Congress on January 19
The political platform Crida Nacional per la República (National Call for the Republic), aiming to bring together pro-independence parties, was launched on October 27 as a “political movement” for an agreed referendum through “peaceful” means.
The platform was put forth by Catalan president Quim Torra, former president and head of JxCat party Carles Puigdemont, and jailed activist Jordi Sànchez, for the moment, not set to be a political party, but instead have three arms: a government, a national assembly and a council of representatives.
The constituent congress of the platform is to be celebrated on January 19. Spokespersons Gemma Geis and Torni Morral announced it as such before the foundational congress of the platform held in the town of Manresa (Bages).