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Spain: King's visit to Girona met with protest and count-protest01:53

Spain: King's visit to Girona met with protest and count-protest

Spain, Vilablareix
June 28, 2018 at 22:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

Catalan nationalists burnt an image of King Felipe VI of Spain's photo as a symbol of their disgust at his visit to the village of Vilablareix, just outside Girona on Thursday.

Supporters of the far-right VOX party held a counter-demonstration in support of the royal family.

Police were deployed to separate the protesters.

King Felipe is attending Princess of Girona Foundation awards ceremony, taking placing today and tomorrow.

The Foundation recognises the work of young Spanish people aged between 16 and 35 years.

Spain: King's visit to Girona met with protest and count-protest01:53
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Catalan nationalists burnt an image of King Felipe VI of Spain's photo as a symbol of their disgust at his visit to the village of Vilablareix, just outside Girona on Thursday.

Supporters of the far-right VOX party held a counter-demonstration in support of the royal family.

Police were deployed to separate the protesters.

King Felipe is attending Princess of Girona Foundation awards ceremony, taking placing today and tomorrow.

The Foundation recognises the work of young Spanish people aged between 16 and 35 years.