European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in an interview with Spanish newspaper El País confirmed that the conflict between the authorities and Catalonia he supports Madrid. According to him, the former head of the government of Catalonia Carles Putteman was wrong in thinking that Europe will support it.
The situation in Catalonia it is a disaster: the political situation is tense, divided society.
Juncker stressed that he is someone who respects the law, and Barcelona in his understanding of the law violated. Recall that in the region was banned by the Madrid a referendum on independence.
The Prime Minister of Spain, Mariano Rajoy, European Commission President called his “good friend”, noting that policy of broad support in Europe. Juncker said he did not believe in the split of Spain: most Spaniards for unity, as advocated by the majority in Catalonia, are still not clear.