Relatives of 21 victims of the Galician fishing ship ‘Villa de Pitanxo’Which was destroyed by ship on February 15, 450 kilometers from Newfoundland (Canada), will meet with the Minister of Transport, Raquel Sanchez, this Tuesday at 12:30 in Madrid. Urge the government to go to the rubble to collect evidence and conclude the cause of the incident, The representative of the government in Galicia, Jose Minones, is also expected to attend the meeting.
What relatives spokeswoman Maria Jose de Pazo told the media Obtain evidence to add “objective elements” to conclusions about the causes of drowning “It is necessary to go under the rubble” and he has called for haste, as “time is running out” and the summer “will end soon”.
In what sense, De Pazzo rated that “there are no longer arguments for not going down”., because “technically it is possible to do it with a robot”. “There’s the means, there’s cooperation from Canada and the rules collect it,” he insisted.
In addition, he lamented that there has been a sinking since the sinking of the Villa de Pitanxo a few months later – the fishing vessel ‘Piedras’ sank in Ireland on 1 June – and an incident with deaths – two of the Albacora Four. Sailors died in the Seychelles Islands after an explosion on a boat – so, in their opinion, “It is the responsibility of the government to go into the causes of the drowning with all the evidence to prevent it from happening again.”
“21 workers have died and President Sanchez’s commitment to doing what is possible and impossible remains in one phrase without an effort to execute”Spokesperson criticized. Along the same lines, he has assured that “there is no political will to fulfill its obligations” or “with its commitment to the people of the sea”. For De Pazzo, this Tuesday with the meeting with the Minister of Transport, The government has “a historic opportunity” to “demonstrate its responsibility” with Spanish workers.