The referendum on the independence of Catalonia will take place on 1 October this year. This was stated by the head of the Autonomous region Carles Putteman (Carles Puigdemont), reports Reuters.
According to him, the question put to a plebiscite, to read as follows: “do you Want to Catalonia became an independent state with a Republican form of government?”
25 may, El Pais, citing government sources in the Kingdom said that Madrid is ready to take all measures in order not to allow a referendum on the independence of Catalonia.
February 14, Spain’s constitutional court called for two illegal resolutions adopted by the Catalan Parliament, which was supposed to hold a plebiscite.
Catalonia — an Autonomous community in the North-East of Spain. Recently in the Kingdom has significantly increased separatist sentiment. At the end of September last year, the Parliament of Catalonia approved a resolution on holding a plebiscite on secession from Spain, but the constitutional court annulled this law.