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Thursday, November 23, 2017

“The impossible dream”: the Spanish authorities urged Catalonia to abandon the referendum

The head of the Spanish Cabinet Mariano Rajoy criticized the desire of the citizens of Catalonia to gain independence from Spain, calling is scheduled for October 1, a referendum on independence illegal.

“In democratic countries vote… listening to the whole society. The map now is not a political requirement, and the Foundation of democracy… I call upon the members of Generalitat of Catalonia to abandon plans for a vote on October 1, as the referendum is impossible to carry out. It was never legal. Let them return to the framework of the law and democracy,” he said.


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