Al Jazeera. Catalan autonomy deal close. 22.01.2006

The Spanish government appears close to reaching a controversial deal on greater independence for the northeast region of Catalonia.

Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Spain’s prime minister, and Artur Mas, leader of Catalonia’s centre-right CiU party, reached a “global accord” on an autonomy statute for the wealthy region after a six-hour meeting at the Moncloa Palace – the prime minister’s official residence – that ended late on Saturday.

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