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Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy on Saturday

Source: Reuters - Fri 20th Oct 2017
Spain to trigger suspension of Catalan autonomy on Saturday

Spainís government will trigger on Saturday the Article 155 of the constitution, which allows to suspend Cataloniaís political autonomy, the Prime Ministerís Office said on Thursday.

The special cabinet meeting was called after Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont said the regional parliament could vote on a formal declaration of independence from Spain if the central government failed to agree to talks.

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