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Spain Seeks The Arrest Of Ousted Catalan Leader Puigdemont

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On Thursday, the Spanish state prosecutor asked for a Europe-wide arrest warrant to be issues for ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont after he failed to make an appearance in court. Spain's high court ordered Puigdemont and other ministers to appear on Thursday, however Puigdemont fled to Brussels on Monday as Spain's state prosecutor announced he was seeking charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds against the deposed president as wekk as thirteen of his ministers. The charges come following Catalonia's October first independence referendum, which had been ruled illegal by Spain's Constitutional Court.

Added on the 02/11/2017 10:31:48 - Copyright : Wochit

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