Madrid has declared readiness to suspend the autonomy of Catalonia

Madrid is ready to suspend the autonomy of Catalonia if the region’s leader Carlos Pujdeme not abandon the idea to declare its independence. On 18 October, said Deputy Prime Minister of Spain, Soraya Saenz de Santamaria, said Le Mundo.

According to the Deputy head of the government, the authorities are ready to apply article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which allows you to suspend the autonomy of Catalonia, if the leaders of Generalitat within 24 hours will not renounce independence.

The government of Catalonia said that a referendum on 1 October, the separation of the region from Spain supported 90,18% of participants of plebiscite. Voter turnout was 43%.

On October 10, the deputies of the Catalan Parliament adopted a document on the independence of Catalonia. The text says that the authorities of Catalonia shall establish «the Catalan Republic as an independent and sovereign state».

The Prime Minister of autonomy Carlos Putteman said that though Catalonia and won the right to independence, the formal Declaration of secession of the region from Spain should be postponed for a few weeks.

The Minister of internal Affairs of Spain Juan Ignacio Zoido October 14, said that if Pujdeme not answer definitely whether he declared the independence of the region, Spain can take the Balearic Islands under his control.

Putteman a few hours before the expiry of the ultimatum of Madrid suggested that the Spanish authorities conduct negotiations on the secession of Catalonia, but gave no clear answer, declared about the independence of the region.

The Spanish government demanded Pokdemon until 19 October «be clear» in response.

Madrid has declared readiness to suspend the autonomy of Catalonia 18.10.2017

Октябрь 18th, 2017 by
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