WASHINGTON POST. Catalonia plans vote on self-determination but Spain warns it will use courts to stop it 27.09.2012

Catalonia plans vote on self-determination but Spain warns it will use courts to stop it

MADRID – Catalonia’s regional parliament has voted to stage a referendum on self-determination with a view to possibly seceding from Spain but the national government has warned it will have it stopped by the country’s top court.

The parliament voted Thursday to hold the referendum after regional elections Nov. 25.

However, deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria said such a referendum would be unconstitutional and will be halted.

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Posted on October 16, 2012, in BY COUNTRY, BY DATE, BY LANGUAGE, BY SOURCE, English, september 2012, The Washington Post, United States of America. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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