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President of the Catalan regional government Carles Puigdemont (C) speaks flanked by president of the Catalan parliament Carme Forcadell (CL), Catalan regional vice-President and chief of Economy and Finance, Oriol Junqueras (CR) and all the members of the Catalan regional governement, and deputies of political parties "Junts pel Si" and "CUP", to announce that the referendum on independence will be held on October 1, 2017 at the Palau de La Generalitat in Barcelona on June 9, 2017.
The leader of Spain's Catalonia region, where a separatist movement is in full swing, today announced an independence referendum for October 1 in defiance of Madrid which is firmly against such a vote.

 / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE        (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)
President of the Catalan regional government Carles Puigdemont (C) speaks flanked by president of the Catalan parliament Carme Forcadell (CL), Catalan regional vice-President and chief of Economy and Finance, Oriol Junqueras (CR) and all the members of the Catalan regional governement, and deputies of political parties "Junts pel Si" and "CUP", to announce that the referendum on independence will be held on October 1, 2017 at the Palau de La Generalitat in Barcelona on June 9, 2017.
The leader of Spain's Catalonia region, where a separatist movement is in full swing, today announced an independence referendum for October 1 in defiance of Madrid which is firmly against such a vote.

 / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE        (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

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