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Pro-independence parties call Parliament meeting to respond to self-rule suspension

Pro-indy parties plan to hold a plenary session a day before the Spanish government ratifies the takeover

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23 October 2017 12:55 PM

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ACN | Barcelona

Pro-independence parties filed a petition with the Catalan Parliament Bureau requesting a plenary session on Thursday in order to discuss the response to the Spanish government's intent to suspend Catalonia's government announced this past weekend. Catalan separatists could thus bring their defiance of the executive in Madrid a step further with a formal declaration of independence a day before the Spanish Senate votes on the suspension on Friday.

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  • Spokespersons for pro-independence parties (by Núria Julià)