Communist Party of the Workers of Spain held its debut with a spectacular event in Madrid.
ICP, 18 April 2019
On April 6, the Communist Party of the Workers of Spain (PCTE) made its debut with a spectacular event in Madrid held under the slogan, "Once again, the Communist Party." More than 300 people overflowed the auditorium of the Ateneo of Madrid, where the Spanish Communist Party was founded in 1920. Among participants were representatives of workers' collectives in struggle; Javier Martín, General Secretary of the Collectives of Young Communists (CJC); Rafael Zequeida, representing the Communist Party of Mexico; Guido Ricci, member of the Political Bureau of the Partito Comunista (Italy); Giorgos Marinos, member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Greece; and Kemal Okuyan, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Turkey.
Ástor García, General Secretary of the PCTE and candidate of the Party to Prime Minister of Spain presented the master lines that define the project of the Communist Party, on the basis of Marxism-Leninism, and the proposal of the PCTE under the slogan “A country for the working class". García enumerated a number of reasons for forming and reaching a strong Communist Party again in Spain. He underlined the necessity to avoid the false calls for unity with the old and new social-democracy, which are all designed for the management of capitalism.
See the link for García's speech in Spanish and English.