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Spain: Junts pel Si president accuses Madrid of “acting like a dictatorship”02:44

Spain: Junts pel Si president accuses Madrid of “acting like a dictatorship”

Spain, Barcelona
October 23, 2017 at 19:43 GMT -00:00 · Published

Lluis Corominas, president of Junts pel Si (JxSi), a pro-Catalan independence parliamentary group, accused Spain on Monday of “acting like a dictatorship”. The JxSi president stated that "we have to go on with Parliament to protect it from the aggression of the Spanish state without precedent." The plenary session will be held one day before the Spanish senate is expected to vote to remove leader Carles Puigdemont and strip his administration of its powers.On October 21, Rajoy announced the enactment of Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which imposes direct rule by Madrid over Catalonia.

Spain: Junts pel Si president accuses Madrid of “acting like a dictatorship”02:44
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Lluis Corominas, president of Junts pel Si (JxSi), a pro-Catalan independence parliamentary group, accused Spain on Monday of “acting like a dictatorship”. The JxSi president stated that "we have to go on with Parliament to protect it from the aggression of the Spanish state without precedent." The plenary session will be held one day before the Spanish senate is expected to vote to remove leader Carles Puigdemont and strip his administration of its powers.On October 21, Rajoy announced the enactment of Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution, which imposes direct rule by Madrid over Catalonia.

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