(CNN) — Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has vowed that an apology from Spanish Soccer Federation president Luis Rubiales for kissing Jennifer Hermoso after the Ladies’s World Cup last is “not sufficient”.
Spanish authorities president Pedro Sánchez has confirmed that Royal Spanish Soccer Federation (RFEF) president Luis Rubiales’ apology for kissing Spain midfielder Jennifer Hermoso on the lips was “not sufficient”.
“What we noticed was an unacceptable gesture,” Sanchez stated in response to questions from reporters on Tuesday.
“Concerning Mr. Rubiales and all of the controversies that occurred. Initially, I believe that they, the gamers, have carried out the whole lot to win. However on this case of Mr. Rubiales, it’s true that there was some conduct, and in our nation there may be nonetheless an extended solution to go by way of equality and respect and equality of rights between men and women. It reveals that there’s a lengthy solution to go,” Sanchez stated.
“The apologies of Mr. Rubiales aren’t sufficient. I believe they don’t seem to be sufficient, subsequently, Mr. Rubiales should proceed the steps to make clear what all of us noticed,” the pinnacle of the Spanish authorities continued.
This Monday, Rubiales Hermoso admitted he “made a mistake” with a shock kiss on the lips. Rubiales confronted in depth criticism over the incident.