Accuracy in Media

WASHINGTON — Catalonia, a fiercely independent state within Spain, is urging the European Union to help support its independence from Spain.

catalan independenceReuters reported that Catalonia’s President, Artur Mas, called on the E.U.’s prime ministers to support Catalonia’s independence this upcoming year.

It has become a bitter and divisive fight between the state government and the beleaguered national government. Mariano Rajoy, the current leader of the country, said it was unconstitutional and he and his government would oppose such an effort.




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