Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont suspends independence

Catalonia’s leader has asked parliament to suspend its mandate for a declaration of independence as he seeks dialogue with Spain. “Based on the results of October 1st , Catalonia has earned the right to be an independent country and has earned the right to be listened to and respected,” Carles Puigdemont told the regional parliament on…

BARCELONA, SPAIN – SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 : Carles Puigdemont, President of the Generalitat of Catalonia. One of the main actor campaigning for Catalonia independance. – Editorial credit: Guillaume Destombes / Shutterstock.com