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Protesters call for fresh elections in Spain amid Catalan tensions

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Thousands of protesters thronged the streets of on Sunday, making calls for fresh elections "for a united Spain" after Spanish proposed talks to ease tensions in Catalonia.

The demonstrations were organised by two centre-right parties, and Ciudadanos, and far-right Calls for Sanchez's resignation were made by the protesters who collected at the Plaza de Colon here on February 10.

"Historical day in the Plaza de Colón. The United has said enough to the blackmail and the cessions before the nationalists. Next stage, 26M. If you do not go, Sanchez stays. #UnidosPorEspaña (United for Spain), elections already," Pablo Casado, the of the People's Party tweeted in Spanish on Sunday.


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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 22:04 IST