Thousands of people congregated in Barcelona on Saturday for a rally calling for a dialogue between the Spanish authorities and Catalan officers amid concerns that the wealthy northeastern space of Catalonia might unilaterally declare independence.
The event was held almost each week after the Catalan regional authorities carried out a controversial secessionist referendum in defiance of Spain’s nationwide authorities and the nation’s Constitutional Court, which known as the referendum illegal, Efe info reported.
“Catalans do not seek division,” and “we want to talk”, have been a variety of the slogans on the political gathering in Sant Jaume Square, positioned on the coronary coronary heart of Catalonia’s regional capital and largest metropolis, Barcelona.
The demonstration was not organised by any political group nonetheless it was attended by a delegation of officers from the Catalan Socialist Party, a regional division of Spain’s principal Socialist Party opposition.
Tensions between the Spanish nationwide authorities and the regional authorities of Catalonia skyrocketed given that banned Catalan independence referendum went ahead on October 1.
Senior Catalan officers have been said to be discovering out a doable unilateral declaration of independence, an act that had been roundly discouraged by the Spanish authorities and the broader worldwide group.
According to Catalan officers, 90 per cent of the 2.three million of us voted for independence and the turnout was 43 per cent.
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont is anticipated to deal with the Catalan Parliament on Tuesday.