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Spain: Nationalist 'Vox' party holds meeting in Catalan independence stronghold02:23

Spain: Nationalist 'Vox' party holds meeting in Catalan independence stronghold

Spain, Sant Vicenc dels Horts
October 13, 2018 at 23:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

The far-right nationalist Vox party held a meeting in the Spanish town of Sant Vicenc dels Horts, the hometown of jailed Catalan pro-independence leader, Oriol Junqueras, on Saturday.

Vox's Secretary-General Javier Ortega Smith spoke out against the independence movement in Catalonia, claiming that most of Spain is tired of the hatred and division it has caused.

The Vox party is against regional autonomy in Spain and sued both the Parliament of Catalonia and several individual pro-independence politicians following after the Catalan independence declaration.

Junqueras, who was imprisoned by the Spanish government following the Catalan declaration of independence in October 2017, grew up in Sant Vicenc dels Horts and was mayor of the municipality from 2011 to 2015.

Spain: Nationalist 'Vox' party holds meeting in Catalan independence stronghold02:23
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The far-right nationalist Vox party held a meeting in the Spanish town of Sant Vicenc dels Horts, the hometown of jailed Catalan pro-independence leader, Oriol Junqueras, on Saturday.

Vox's Secretary-General Javier Ortega Smith spoke out against the independence movement in Catalonia, claiming that most of Spain is tired of the hatred and division it has caused.

The Vox party is against regional autonomy in Spain and sued both the Parliament of Catalonia and several individual pro-independence politicians following after the Catalan independence declaration.

Junqueras, who was imprisoned by the Spanish government following the Catalan declaration of independence in October 2017, grew up in Sant Vicenc dels Horts and was mayor of the municipality from 2011 to 2015.

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