Daniel Mach

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Daniel Mach (born December 5, 1955 in Perpignan — Perpinyà) was a member of the National Assembly of France. He represents the Pyrénées-Orientales department, and is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement. He is the first politician to have spoken in Catalan in the National Assembly,[1] saying:

'Senyora, els catalans són gent orgullosa, honesta i pacífica. La seva llengua és un dret i saben quins són els seus deures.'
"The catalans are a proud, honest and peaceful people. Their language is a right and they know what their responsibilities are."

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