The Province. Spain’s Catalonia Parliament passes symbolic declaration of sovereignty, referendum expected. 23.01.2013

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The parliament of Spain’s powerful northeastern region of Catalonia has approved a largely symbolic declaration stating the region is a sovereign entity, paving the way for a referendum on independence from Spain.

The proposal was carried Wednesday by 85 votes in favour, with 41 against and two abstentions.



Posted on January 24, 2013, in BY COUNTRY, BY DATE, BY LANGUAGE, BY SOURCE, Canada, English, January 2013, The Province. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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