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The European Union calls for 'respect of Spanish constitution' in Catalan crisis

 The EU on Wednesday called for "full respect of the Spanish constitutional order" after Catalan leaders said they had a mandate to declare independence but put it on hold to allow dialogue.

Published: 11th October 2017 05:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 11th October 2017 05:15 PM   |  A+A-

European Union HQ in Brussels. | File Photo

By AFP

BRUSSELS: The EU on Wednesday called for "full respect of the Spanish constitutional order" after Catalan leaders said they had a mandate to declare independence but put it on hold to allow dialogue.

"The commision is following closely the situation in Spain and reiterates its earlier call for full respect of the Spanish constitutional order," European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis told reporters.
 



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