Ex-Catalan leader’s bid to rule from abroad ‘absurd’: Spanish PM

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Breaking News – (NEWZ247) Spanish PM criticized as “absurd” the impression that ousted Catalan president might rule from Belgium where he is in self-imposed exile to evade arrest.

“it’s far absurd to faux to be the president of a region while you live overseas, or even greater absurd to pretend which you are wearing out this feature from overseas,” Rajoy stated in his cease-of-year press conference in Madrid.

His comments got here every week after Catalan separatist parties claimed victory in a divisive snap election.

Madrid had called the ballot after Catalan lawmakers declared independence on October 27, prompting Spain’s worst political crisis when you consider that democracy became reinstated following the death of dictator Francisco Franco in 1975.

Following the assertion, Rajoy had sacked Catalonia’s government, dissolved its parliament and stripped the location of its valuable autonomy.

Puigdemont fled to Brussels to keep away from arrest over expenses linked to rise up, sedition and misuse of public funds.

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