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The Basque pensioners request an audience with Lehendakari Urkullu

Maria Jose Gonzalez

June 25, 2023 | 11:00 a.m.

The movement of pensioners of Euskal Herria it has become a force to be reckoned with in the political sphere of the region. Seeking the attention of the lehendakari, Iñigo Urkullu, Basque pensioners fight for what they consider their right: decent and fair pensions.

The request: an audience with the lehendakari

Having submitted their request for a meeting with the Lehendakari on June 6, the Basque pensioners have been relentless in their search for an audience with Urkullu. Despite being directed towards a meeting with the Minister of Equality, Justice and Social Policies, Nerea Melgosa, the pensioners insist that it should be the lehendakari who receives them.

Lehendakari Urkullu, as the main representative of the Basque government, is seen by pensioners as the right figure to meet their demands. This insistence reflects the importance and urgency of his claims.

The demands: decent and fair pensions

The fight of the pensioners movement of Euskal Herria is not only to be heard, but also to a just cause: the establishment of minimum pensions of at least 1080 euros per month. This simple but significant demand seeks to ensure that pensioners can live with dignity, recognizing the contribution they have made to society throughout their working lives.

In addition, they plan to take their demands to the Basque Parliament in September, demonstrating their determination and resilience.

The mobilization: the fight continues

The Euskal Herria pensioner movement is not a passive force. have announced mobilizations during the month of July in the capitals of Hego Euskal Herria to keep their demands on the political agenda and electoral debates.

The protests will take place in Pamplona on July 3, in Vitoria-Gasteiz and San Sebastián on July 15, and in Bilbao on July 17. These demonstrations will not only increase the visibility of their demands, but will also demonstrate the unity and strength of Basque pensioners.

In summary, the Euskal Herria pensioners' movement is showing a continuous and courageous fight for dignity and justice. With their insistence on an audience with the lehendakari and his mobilization plan, they are putting their demands at the center of the political conversation. Without a doubt, their cause is worthy of attention and recognition.

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