The Guardian. Catalonia joins Scotland in push for 2014 independence vote. 13dec2012

Catalonia joins Scotland in push for 2014 independence vote

Proposed date for referendum will come forward to 2014 in deal that allows Mas to form new government

Pere Navarro of the PSC, Oriol Junqueras of the ERC, president Artur Mas and regional minister of education Irene Rigau earlier this week. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters

Europe faces an unprecedented attempt by two regions to form new states in 2014 after politicians in Catalonia reached an agreement to call a referendum in the same year that Scots will be asked whether they want independence.

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Posted on December 19, 2012, in BY COUNTRY, BY DATE, BY LANGUAGE, BY SOURCE, December 2012, English, The Guardian, United Kingdom. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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