The Catalan leader said about gaining the right to independence

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The head of the government of Catalonia Carles Pujdeme believes that the Catalans have made their right to sovereignty. Such opinion as transfers RIA Novosti, he expressed in a special televised address after the vote on the referendum on the region’s independence from Spain.

“Today was a day of hope, and citizens of Catalonia have won their right to become an independent country governed as a Republic. Won their right to sovereignty,” stressed Pujdeme.

“So in the next few days, the results of the referendum will be passed in the Parliament of Catalonia for decision in accordance with the law on a referendum,” he added.

However, he said he is open to dialogue with Madrid. “We are open to suggestions of dialogue, which will be useful only if conducted with respect for the Catalan people. And we are open to proposals of mediation, which could help us in this direction”, — said the head of government.

The vote on the referendum on the independence of Catalonia was held in Sunday, October 1. Madrid tried to prevent the holding of a plebiscite. In particular, it was reported that Spanish police used rubber bullets against those who voted in Barcelona.

According to the latest data of the Catalan authorities, the number of victims has reached 844.