Arthur Mas, president of Catalonia declared today that the vote for independence of that region will go as scheduled on November 9. Spain contends the vote is illegal and vows to stop it.
El Economista reports Arthur Mas Calls for Vote on Independence of Catalonia.
President of Catalonia, Artur Mas nationalist, officially called for a vote on the independence of this rich region of Spain for the November 9, challenging the Spanish government began the process to prevent it.
In a ceremony at the gallery Gothic Palace of the Generalitat, the seat of regional government in Barcelona, ??Artur Mas, supported by his executive and representatives of other nationalist parties, signed the decree of convocation of this non-binding referendum.