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In bid to reinvigorate independence drive, Spain's Catalonia gets set for snap regional election

WorldNews Wednesday, 29 January 2020
In bid to reinvigorate independence drive, Spain's Catalonia gets set for snap regional electionBARCELONA (Reuters) - The pro-independence head of the Catalonian government said on Wednesday he planned to call a snap regional election in a move that could have a major impact on Spain's national politics. Quim Torra cited distrust in his coalition partner in the regional government and said he wanted to regain unity among separatist parties to move towards winning independence for the wealthy northeastern region. "The political course of this legislature...
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