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In Catalonia, a declaration of independence (sort of)

Recently the leader of Catalonia made a speech in which he appeared to declare independence from Spain, before immediately suspending decision to allow for more "dialogue" with leaders in Madrid

Raphael Minder & Patrick Kingsley | NYT 

The Catalan secession crisis took a confusing new turn on Tuesday night, after the leader of Catalonia made a perplexing speech in which he appeared to declare independence from Spain, before immediately suspending that decision to allow for more “dialogue” with leaders in Madrid. For days, anticipation had been building that Carles Puigdemont, the Catalan leader, would use his address before the Catalan regional Parliament to officially proclaim independence from Spain, after a week of informal suggestions that Catalonia had the right to secede following an Oct. 1 ...

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First Published: Wed, October 11 2017. 12:46 IST
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