Catalan independence ruled anti-constitutional

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Catalan president, Artur Mas (EuroWeeklyNews)

IN a stark contrast to Britain´s flexibility regarding Scotland´s independence, Catalonia’s ‘right’ to an independence vote has been declared anti-constitutional.

Spain’s Constitutional Court made the ruling declaring that only the Central Madrid Government had the power to allow a referendum on the matter. This has been an ongoing source of confrontation and discontent in the region for years. Polls taken last year suggested that a majority of Catalan citizens were in favour of a referendum.

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