Independence the only option, says vice-president of Catalonia

  • There is increasing speculation that within the next 48 hours, Catalonia's leaders can make a unilateral declaration of independence. Oriol Junqueras, the vice-president of Catalonia, has warned Spain that it's warning to impose direct rule on the region has left it with no choice other than to create a sovereign Catalan state. He stated that his Republican Left party was working towards creating a republic.

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