‘You will ALWAYS BE FRENCH!’ Corsica attacked over plans for Catalonia-style SHOWDOWN

‘You will ALWAYS BE FRENCH!’ Corsica attacked over plans for Catalonia-style SHOWDOWN
 

Conservative opposition party leader Laurent Wauquiez’s comments come after Corsican leaders said they wanted their language to be officially recognised, as well as for jailed militants to be returned home and for foreigners to be banned from buying holiday homes on the island.
Mr Wauqiez said: “There is a red line that cannot be crossed: Corsica is and will always be French… 
“We’ve seen what happened in Catalonia, and so we know full well that the issue [of greater autonomy] is one we need to follow closely.”
Speaking to the French public television channel France 2, the head of the... read more

 
6 February 2018 in World News, Views: 225
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