Audience members who had gathered to hear the words of the Catalan presidency minister, Laura Vilagrà, got up and left when she defended the dialogue table between the Catalan and Spanish governments. A group of people who had come to take part in the discussion organized by the Catalan Summer University, in the town of Prada de Conflent on the French side of the Pyrenees, took part in a walk-out on the minister when she presented arguments about the Catalan-Spanish dialogue table on the political conflict with Catalonia. About ten audience members left the room where a discussion was under way on the subject of "Joan Fuster and the national structuring. At the centenary of his birth". Some of those who walked out also encouraged the rest of the audience to leave with them to express their disagreement with the minister's speech. In the end, the normality of the event returned and the remaining audience heard the rest of the discussion.
During her address this Monday, the Catalan government's presidency minister reiterated the need to "open paths" and commit to dialogue and the negotiation table with the Spanish government in order to resolve the "political conflict". In the debate 'Joan Fuster and the national structure' held at the Catalan Summer University in Prada de Conflent (Northern Catalonia), she argued that with the dialogue table the Catalan government has "opened a path" and "we will see what solution it offers". In this respect, Vilagrà affirmed that the Catalan executive is seeking to negotiate on a government-to-government basis, although she acknowledged: "We know that it is very difficult."
For her, it is necessary to exercise the principle of liberty by taking action, since "inaction can lead to apathy and with it failure", and she maintained that the Catalan government is aware of this and defends the commitment to dialogue. "We are aware of who we have in front of us (the Spanish state) and the difficulties that there are in negotiating with someone who does not want to negotiate, but we know that dialogue is a powerful tool", and she committed to advancing the dejudicialization which, in her opinion, the Catalan language has seen benefits from recently, with reference to the advances on the Catalan High Court's ruling on the 25% Spanish language quota in schools.
Meanwhile, the writer Bernat Joan highlighted the figure of the linguistic and political activist Joan Fuster as "he left a huge mark, which still continues, on the thought that has been forged in the Balearic Islands", although despite this the author has "not been sufficiently acknowledged". The historian and member of the Valencian Country Philosophy Association, Xavier Serra, also took part in the debate, asserting the imprtance of the concept that Fuster promoted of the Catalan-speaking lands and affirming that his message is "a reality that imposes itself". Among those present in the audience was exiled ex-minister and Junts member of the Catalan Parliament, Lluís Puig, who currently resides in Belgium.