Leaders of Catalonia declared has the right to split off from Spain

The head of the region of Catalonia claimed this area has the right to split off from Spain, after the 90% of the people voted in favor of independence.

Mr. Carles Puigdemont, who heads the autonomous region of Catalonia on October 1, claiming the area has the right to split off from Spain with the support of 90% of the people in a referendum. However, the Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy opposed the vote , the statement “today do not have the vote of self-determination would take place in Catalonia”, AFP reported.

Mr. Carles Puigdemont (standing Center), head of the autonomous region of Catalonia. Photo: Reuters.
Mr. Carles Puigdemont (standing Center), head of the autonomous region of Catalonia. Photo: Reuters.

“The day hope and tribulations, Catalonia has won the right to become an independent country according to the institutions of the Republic,” said Puigdemont declared after voting ended. Over two million people in Catalonia, the equivalent of 90.9% of people go to vote, choose “Yes” in the referendum on 1 October. Only 7.87%, equivalent to 176,565 people vote, say “no” before the question of whether they want independence from Madrid.

The Union and the institutions in Catalonia called for wide area and strike down the road a week on 3/10, to oppose “the serious infringement of the rights and freedoms”. Before that, clashes broke out between the Spanish police and the people who go to vote in the referendum. At least 92 people were confirmed injured in a total of 844 people who need medical help While the Spanish Interior Ministry said 33 police injured.

The referendum has no legal value because it is the Constitutional Court of Spain in Madrid opposes the same as going against the Constitution in 1978. The Government of Catalonia Meanwhile insisted the autonomous region will make a referendum, despite opposition from Madrid.

Professionals to this referendum results risk pushing Spain falls into one of the worst political crises since the year 1975 to present. Catalonia, population of about 7.5 million people, is the first ship of the Spanish economy and scale greater than Portugal.

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