Carles Pujdeme may become Prime Minister in exile
The former head of the government of Catalonia may request political asylum in Belgium.
Carles Pujdeme and several members of his government, does not recognize his resignation Madrid on Friday, according to media reports, arrived on Monday in Belgium. According to unofficial data, the purpose of their visit is to seek political asylum. The possibility of such a scenario was announced by the Minister for migration Belgium Theo Franken. Meanwhile in Spain, the former management of Catalonia criminal cases, and do the separatist political forces to declare independence, lose their influence and, in fact, be isolated.
Dismissed the head of Generalitat Catalonia Carles Pujdeme and former members of government autonomy in Belgium. This was reported by several Spanish media, citing sources.
According to the newspaper El Periodico de Cataluna, former President of the Catalan government went to Brussels to hold meetings with Flemish politicians. However, the sources of the TV channel La Sexta claim that Mr. Pujdeme intends to request from the Belgian authorities for political asylum.
Motivation for seeking protection could be lawsuits in the National judicial College and the Supreme court of Spain, filed Sunday, attorney General of Spain against de jure 14 former members of the Generalitat (government) and the six members of the Presidium of the Parliament.
The policy, among them Carles Putteman, accused of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement, they could face up to 30 years in prison.
The Prosecutor’s office also demands compensation, or seizure of property by €6 million, a sum corresponding to the cost of a referendum on independence on 1 October.