Rajoy demands Catalonia show its hand or face rule from Madrid

by | October 12, 2017 4:47 pm

Spain’s prime minister has opened the way for Madrid to use a constitutional “nuclear option” to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy, demanding that the regional government makes clear whether it considers itself independent. Mariano Rajoy took the first step towards triggering Article 155 of the Spanish constitution, which would give Madrid power to take control of Catalonia’s…

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