Carles Puigdemont says he is not seeking political asylum in Belgium

  • Carles Puigdemont, the President of Catalonia, has stated that he is not seeking political asylum in Belgium. He has also stated that unless he got an assurance of fair treatment from Spain, he would not return to the country. Puigdemont made the statement at a news conference in Brussels after fleeing from Spain. The ousted President has also commented that the snap regional elections would be held on December 21. the elections have been called by Madrid. But maintained that he is still the president of Catalonia.

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