Spanish government rejects Catalan ultimatum on self-determination

Protestors wave Catalan separatist flags following a demonstration on the first anniversary of Catalonia's banned October 1, 2017 independence referendum in Barcelona, Spain, October 1, 2018. REUTERS/Enrique Calvo

MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s government on Tuesday said it rejected any ultimatum from Catalonia on moving towards self-determination and remained focused on having a wide-ranging dialogue with the restive region to resolve a secession crisis. Catalan regional head Quim Torra had threatened earlier on Tuesday to withdraw parliamentary support for Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez […]

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