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Basque ETA confirms disarmament on April 8 in letter to BBC

"'Disarmament day' is tomorrow," the group said in a letter published in English and Spanish and dated April 7.

Published: 07th April 2017 04:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th April 2017 04:58 AM   |  A+A-

This file photo taken on February 24, 2006 in the northern Spanish village of Bakaiku, Navarra province shows Basque separatist group ETA's logo with a slogan in Basque: 'To Win Fighting. (File Photo |AFP)

By AFP

LONDON: The Basque separatist group ETA has confirmed it will disarm on Saturday, in a letter published by the BBC.

"'Disarmament day' is tomorrow," the group said in a letter published in English and Spanish and dated April 7.

In the note, addressed to the international community and published by the BBC late Thursday, ETA said it had given up "all its weaponry (arms and explosives) to Basque civil society representatives" and described itself as a "disarmed organization".



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