September 21, 2012
Will Euro Crisis Break Spain Apart?
Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, Daily Telegraph
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.
TAGGED: Catalonia, Mariano Rajoy, Eurozone, Spain