Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont says he is ‘ready’ to stand in upcoming elections

Catalonia crisis: Puigdemont says he is ‘ready’ to stand in upcoming elections
 

Mr Puigdemont said in an interview with the RTBF channel in a programme due to air later tonight, that he was ready to be a candidate for the upcoming elections on December 21 and that he was willing to campaign from Brussels.
He also said that he left Catalonia in an attempt to avoid violence.
He said: “Violence has never been an option for us.”
Mr Puigdemont was dismissed by Madrid as Catalan leader after the region's unilateral declaration of independence, travelled to Belgium and failed to appear in a Spanish court on Thursday to answer charges of rebellion. But nine associates were... read more

 
3 November 2017 in World News, Views: 48
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