September 21, 2012

Will Euro Crisis Break Spain Apart?

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Daily Telegraph

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The ruling parties of Catalonia have sought guidance from Brussels on the legality of secession from Spain, requesting a “route map” for membership of the European Union and the euro as an independent state.

It is the latest move in a fast-escalating clash between Catalan nationalists and Spanish nationalists, the latter backed by King Juan Carlos and the Spanish military.

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TAGGED: Catalonia, Mariano Rajoy, Eurozone, Spain

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