Catalonia asks for more time to answer the Government

Yeray Díaz Zbida from Melilla, España [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

In the morning of monday 16th, a letter from Puigdemont arrived to ‘La Moncloa’ (Residence of the president).

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In this letter, the president of the Generalitat (local government of Catalonia) didn’t specify whether he had declared independence or not. Instead, he was asking for 2 months to ‘talk’. After receiving this letter, the president of the Spanish Government, Mariano Rajoy, replied by also sending a letter, saying that this ‘talk’ has to happen inside the law, in other words, before thursday.

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