Spain’s Sanchez hardens position on Catalonia ahead of election

Spain's Socialist leader and current Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez points to the screen as they kick off their election campaign during a PSOE party meeting ahead of the April 28 general election in Dos Hermanas, near Seville, Spain April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, who faces a national election in two weeks’ time, has said he will act with “strength and proportion” against any attempt by Catalan separatists to repeat their 2017 independence bid. Catalonia’s failed attempt to secede from Spain and Madrid’s approach to the region has become the defining […]

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