The Communist Party also called for looking ahead to the upcoming elections, at a time when both the Christian Democrats and the PPD have expressed their intention to run on a single list. However, the Communists hope that any sector of the left that is not in government will be excluded in order to create a force capable of confronting the ultra-right.
In parallel with the meetings of the PPD and DC, the XIII Plenary Session of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (PC) was held at the end of this week. Finally, the group’s general secretary Lautaro Carmona made a statement on 7 May about the electoral defeat, the Communist vote and the “need to halt the advancement of the ultra-right in the country”. And, following the line expressed by the PPD and the DC, the PC’s analysis also calls for unity to respond with a comprehensive political project, “looking well beyond the next electoral elections of 2024.”
“The partisan response that has been agreed upon at this plenary session is, first of all, to share it with a broad impression of unity among all democratic, leftist, progressive forces, including Christian Democracy and all those parties whose presence and participation government. , but also with left-wing sectors that are not part of the government”, declared the PC’s general secretary.
PC has not resolved to take position on CC
Regarding possible definitions in the referendum to exit this constitutional process, Lautaro Carmona announced, “The party has decided to take no other position than to follow this debate. It would be a mistake to pursue the position , just like predicting things to come would also be a mistake, and then we’re going to be very, very focused and it’s worth taking the definitions and making them public.
The Communist Party also called for the most effective and comprehensive implementation of civic participation mechanisms, which are run by various public universities such as the University of Chile or the Catholic University. Finally, he says, “the representative bench of left-wing constitutional councilors supports and defends the social progress in the new constitution.”
One of those absent from this plenary session was Guillermo Taillear, the president of the Communist Party, who underwent surgery this Friday. Lautaro Carmona reported that many militants congratulated the party president and other militants, who are in fragile health. , Regarding the surgery, he stated that it was an important part of the recovery process that Tillier is currently experiencing; The process was successful and is currently in the recovery phase.
It is notable that both Christian Democracy and the PPD defined a call for unity in their National Council, in the sense that the Communist Party maintains a political syncretism. However, the Secretary-General warned that he hoped that there would be no special ideas, to mobilize a force that would also bring together those sectors of the left that are not in government today and that would like to join forces to counter the ultra-right. Should be
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