Flemish leader tells Spain’s ruling party to ‘keep its mouth shut’[/

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    Flemish leader tells Spain’s ruling party to ‘keep its mouth shut’

    The Popular Party had accused Belgium’s N-VA of having a ‘xenophobic past.’

    BySAIM SAEED11/6/17, 4:46 PM CET Updated 11/6/17, 5:18 PM CET

    A spat between Spain’s ruling Popular Party (PP) and Flemish nationalists escalated as the leader of Belgium’s N-VA party said Monday that the PP “should keep its mouth shut” when talking about party history.

    In the back-and-forth dispute, Popular Party member and MEP Esteban González Pons had called the N-VA’s criticism of Madrid’s handling of the Catalan crisis “irresponsible and dangerous for the necessary cooperation between EU member states,” according to Belgian broadcaster RTBF. He also called the N-VA a “nationalist, anti-European party,” adding that it “has a xenophobic history, especially towards immigrants.” (...)

    https://www.politico.eu/article/cat...rajoys-party-should-be-silent-about-its-past/
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    Spaniards ain't been popular in that part of the world for centuries

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