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Madrid (MEE) – Spain is resuming the sale of bombs to the Saudis despite an announcement last week to the contrary, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell confirmed on Thursday. He said, however, that the bombs have “extraordinary precision” and claimed they would not cause collateral damage. Last Tuesday, the Spanish Defence Ministry said it wasContinue Reading

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Madrid (TSN) – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez is in support of dialoguing with Catalonia about a referendum for an independent self-government, the head of government said Monday. “We want to dialogue and resolve a political crisis, the final event must be a vote,” the prime minister Sanchez told Ser Network newsContinue Reading

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Caracas (teleSUR) – The two nations are reinstating their ambassadors “in order to restore channels of diplomatic dialogue, within the framework of mutual respect and international law.” Venezuela and Spain have agreed to begin the process of normalizing their diplomatic relations, Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry says, reinstating their ambassadors “in order to restore channels of diplomatic dialogue, within the framework of mutual respectContinue Reading

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Madrid (teleSUR) – In the first days of March, a Saudi cargo ship docked on the Spanish port of Santander to load weapons with Yemen as its final destination and activists are trying to kick it away. The Saudi Bahri Hofuf ship had been loading weapons since July in the Bilbao port until it got expelled dueContinue Reading

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,Continue Reading

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 beContinue Reading

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Madrid (TeleSUR) – Gabriela Serra, member of the Popular Unity Candidacy party said if ‘Si’ wins a majority of votes, Catalonia will “immediately” declare independence. “Do you want Catalonia to be an independent state in the form of a republic?” This is the question that will be posed to voters throughout Catalonia inContinue Reading