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Spain: We want regional elections - anti-independence MPs vow to challenge Puigdemont at polls03:01

Spain: We want regional elections - anti-independence MPs vow to challenge Puigdemont at polls

Spain, Barcelona
October 8, 2017 at 15:21 GMT -00:00 · Published

Thousands took to the streets of Barcelona, Sunday, protesting in favour of Spanish unity and demanding regional elections.

"We are convinced that we are the majority, we want real polls, elections polls." said Ines Arrimadas, MP for the Ciudadanos, while protesting alongside members of her party, including the party's leader Albert Ribera, who stated "We want to vote in autonomous elections now. We want to throw out Puigdemont, we want a president that follows the laws."

For Xavier Albiol, the People's Party Barcelona branch president, "the Catalan President cannot talk in the name of every Catalonian" and he later adds "no one, no matter who's name it is, will conduct this rupture."

Protesters rallied in counter-protest of the pro-independence demonstrations that have taken over the streets of Barcelona since October 1st, following the referendum.

Spain: We want regional elections - anti-independence MPs vow to challenge Puigdemont at polls03:01
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Thousands took to the streets of Barcelona, Sunday, protesting in favour of Spanish unity and demanding regional elections.

"We are convinced that we are the majority, we want real polls, elections polls." said Ines Arrimadas, MP for the Ciudadanos, while protesting alongside members of her party, including the party's leader Albert Ribera, who stated "We want to vote in autonomous elections now. We want to throw out Puigdemont, we want a president that follows the laws."

For Xavier Albiol, the People's Party Barcelona branch president, "the Catalan President cannot talk in the name of every Catalonian" and he later adds "no one, no matter who's name it is, will conduct this rupture."

Protesters rallied in counter-protest of the pro-independence demonstrations that have taken over the streets of Barcelona since October 1st, following the referendum.

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