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BARCELONA, Spain | AP Interview: Catalan leader says ‘No’ to Spain govt budget

BARCELONA, Spain— Jan 11, 2019—The Spanish government’s bid to pass a national budget is doomed unless it bends to the demands of Catalonia’s separatists for a referendum on secession, the leader of the wealthy northeastern region says. Catalan regional president Quim Torra told The Associated Press in an interview that the representatives of Catalonia’s separatist … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | AP Interview: Catalan leader says ‘No’ to Spain govt budget

BARCELONA, Spain | Catalan separatists threaten to nix Spanish govt budget

BARCELONA, Spain  —Jan 11, 2019—The Spanish government’s bid to pass a national budget is doomed unless it bends to the demands of Catalonia’s separatists for a referendum on secession, the leader of the wealthy northeastern region says. Catalan regional president Quim Torra told The Associated Press in a recent interview that the representatives of Catalonia’s … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | Catalan separatists threaten to nix Spanish govt budget

BARCELONA, Spain | Catalan separatists threaten to nix Spanish gov’t budget

BARCELONA, Spain  —Jan 11, 2019—Catalonia’s separatist leader says the Spanish government’s bid to pass a national budget is doomed unless the wealthy northeastern region is allowed to hold a referendum on secession from the rest of the country. The passing of a budget would boost the chances for the minority government of Prime Minister Pedro … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | Catalan separatists threaten to nix Spanish gov’t budget