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Spain: ERC hold final rally ahead of Catalan elections02:47

Spain: ERC hold final rally ahead of Catalan elections

Spain, Sant Vicenc dels Horts
December 20, 2017 at 00:08 GMT -00:00 · Published

Marta Rovira of Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) held her final electoral rally in Sant Vicenc dels Horts in Spain on Tuesday.Rovira who is the pro-independence party’s number two in command told the audience that the ERC was an “assurance” against the Citizens party a centre-right party that describes itself as “post nationalist.”The jailed President of ERC, Oriol Junqueras, sent a message from his prison cell telling the audience "staying in a prison helps to strengthen the soul.”Catalonia goes to the polls on 21 December after the region's parliament was dissolved by Madrid following the independence referendum on 1 October 2017 which was deemed illegal.

Spain: ERC hold final rally ahead of Catalan elections02:47
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Marta Rovira of Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC) held her final electoral rally in Sant Vicenc dels Horts in Spain on Tuesday.Rovira who is the pro-independence party’s number two in command told the audience that the ERC was an “assurance” against the Citizens party a centre-right party that describes itself as “post nationalist.”The jailed President of ERC, Oriol Junqueras, sent a message from his prison cell telling the audience "staying in a prison helps to strengthen the soul.”Catalonia goes to the polls on 21 December after the region's parliament was dissolved by Madrid following the independence referendum on 1 October 2017 which was deemed illegal.

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