From crisis to crisis. The Government of Pedro Sánchez has not only been able to overcome complex external turbulences, such as a pandemic and a war, but also faces fires within the Council of Ministers itself with remarkable regularity.

There is no month in which the tension between the PSOE and United We Can emerges and threatens to irreversibly fracture the coalition. In recent times the divergences have come in foreign and defensive matters, but not so long ago the clash occurred at the expense of the Executive’s social compass.

From La Moncloa, some and others call to “normalize the differences” of the first government formed by two parties of our democracy, but the ups and downs and frictions seriously compromise the relationship between socialists and purples, as well as with the leftist bloc that supports them in The congress. However, the anxiety will not bring down the Government, as Yolanda Díaz asserted this Tuesday after criticizing again the socialist side of the Executive of which she is vice president. “There is no alternative,” she warned.

Pedro Sánchez’s commitment to NATO to reach 2% of GDP allocated to Defense by 2029 is the latest -and it seems more serious- crisis unleashed among members of the Government.

After remaining silent during the Madrid summit so as not to destabilize the image of our country, Yolanda Díaz definitively aligns herself with United We Can to show her rejection of Pedro Sánchez, who is calling for an “urgent” meeting to follow up on the pact.

The minority member of the government coalition moves away from the PSOE again and embraces the investiture bloc, which formally requests in Congress an independent investigation into the “human tragedy” that occurred at the Melilla fence, where 37 people died.

Podemos claims “to derive the corresponding political and criminal responsibilities in collaboration with the diplomatic delegations of the EU present in Moroccan territory.”

The NATO summit brought tremors within the Government weeks before its celebration in Madrid. United We Can was deleted from the call when considering that Spain should host a summit for peace. In addition, he insinuated that the organization of the event had been awarded “by hand” by the coalition government of which they themselves are a part.

Yolanda Díaz, in this case, did not hesitate to distance herself from her party and denied such an accusation: “The contract was approved in terms of legality in a Council of Ministers.”

The Pegasus case is, until now, the biggest push that the Executive has suffered. Days before revealing that he was spied on, Pedro Sánchez was accused by his pro-independence allies of having used this computer program through the CNI to investigate the secessionist leaders in the worst stage of relations between La Moncloa and Catalonia.

United We Can once again approached the investiture block and recognized the need to clarify whether the procedure complied with the law.

The diplomatic turn executed by Pedro Sánchez in relation to the Spanish position on the Sahara surprised outside the Government, but also inside. United We Can, in its entirety, confronted the president, whom he accused of not having warned again about the historic change of position that ended almost half a century of Spanish neutrality over the former colony.

The “only solution”, the purples defended then and now, goes through the referendum and “respect the self-determination of the Saharawi people”.

The invasion of Ukraine brought tensions to the coalition practically from its outbreak. United We Can was once again left out of decisions on foreign and defensive matters.

Despite the fact that at first Pedro Sánchez promised not to send weapons material bilaterally to Ukraine, the president surprised a few days later by changing his mind and announcing Spain’s commitment. The purples were not informed of the change and did not hesitate to publicly criticize the PSOE for it.

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