© AFP | Opinion polls show that Catalans are evenly divided on independence, but most want a referendum to settle the matter
“Faced with judicial proceedings and threats… the regional government is more determined than ever” to hold the plebiscite as planned on October 1, he said.
After sparking Spain’s deepest political crisis in 40 years this week by voting to push ahead with the referendum, Catalonia’s separatist-controlled regional parliament upped the ante by passing a bill early Friday outlining a transition to a possible independent republic.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy shot back at…
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