"The Popular Party was and must remain incompatible with corruption. We must always be alert, never be dishonest and never tolerate or minimize corruption. The PP that emerged from Sevilla was relentless against corruption, and I believe that our members require us to remain so," he said.Supposedly the speech was prepared prior to the Gurtel revelations.
Rajoy (playing up his Galician mastery of ambiguity) in response said:
"I want to thank Aznar what he has done for the party, Spain, and personally, what he has done to/for me."