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Ex-Catalan Leader Puigdemont Surrenders to Belgian Police

Brussels (TeleSUR) – Former Catalan leader Charles Puigdemont, together with four former ministers, have surrendered to Belgian officials, the country’s prosecutor’s office reports. “This morning the five people wanted by Spain presented themselves to police in Brussels. They were put into custody at 9:17 this morning,” acting spokesman for the Brussels’ prosecutors, Gilles Dejemeppe, said in a news conference […]

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EU Says Catalonia’s Independence Referendum Was ‘Not Legal’

Madrid (TeleSUR) – The claim was made by a European Commission spokesperson who said “this is an internal matter for Spain.” Catalonia’s independence referendum was “not legal” under Spanish law, a European Commission spokesperson has said. The representative went on to say that “this is an internal matter for Spain that has to be dealt with in line with […]