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Catalonia president speech on independence triggers elation...and disillusion

Wednesday, October 11th 2017 - 14:15 UTC
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Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said on Tuesday he has a mandate to declare independence for the north-eastern Spanish region but is prepared to wait “a few weeks” in order to facilitate a dialogue. Puigdemont told the Catalan parliament a landslide victory in the disputed October 1 referendum on independence gives his government grounds to implement its long-held desire to break century-old ties with Spain but he is suggesting holding off. Read full article

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    There will be no dialogue...
    Spain has put him in an impossible position...
    He has until Monday to decide if he is going to declare Independence...
    Damned if he does and damned if he doesn't...
    Clever move by Spain...

    Oct 11th, 2017 - 10:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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