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The President of Catalonia's parliament Roger Torrent arrives for a session on March 1, 2018 in Barcelona.
Catalan separatist parties are considering appointing jailed civil society leader Jordi Sanchez as regional president as their negotiations to try and find a suitable candidate draw to a close, a lawmaker said.
These parties -- which form an absolute majority in the Catalan parliament -- have been negotiating for weeks over who to pick as candidate for the regional presidency as Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont is in self-exile in Belgium.

 / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE        (Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)
The President of Catalonia's parliament Roger Torrent arrives for a session on March 1, 2018 in Barcelona.
Catalan separatist parties are considering appointing jailed civil society leader Jordi Sanchez as regional president as their negotiations to try and find a suitable candidate draw to a close, a lawmaker said.
These parties -- which form an absolute majority in the Catalan parliament -- have been negotiating for weeks over who to pick as candidate for the regional presidency as Catalonia's sacked leader Carles Puigdemont is in self-exile in Belgium.

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

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El presidente del Parlamento catalán, Roger Torrent, inició este lunes la segunda ronda de consultas para buscar un candidato y el consenso necesario para investir a un nuevo presidente de la Generalitat de Cataluña. De no tener éxito, existe la posibilidad de que Cataluña vaya a nuevas elecciones después de las celebradas el pasado 21 de diciembre.

Parlamento catalán busca candidato para investidura

El presidente del Parlamento catalán, Roger Torrent, inició este lunes la segunda ronda de consultas para buscar un candidato y el consenso necesario para investir a un nuevo presidente de la Generalitat de Cataluña. De no tener éxito, existe la posibilidad de que Cataluña vaya a nuevas elecciones después de las celebradas el pasado 21 de diciembre.