Spain, opposition agree to hold Catalan electionStaff Writer | October 20, 2017
A Spanish opposition Socialist politician says that her party and Spain's government have reached an agreement to hold a regional election in Catalonia in January.
Europe A special Cabinet meeting
One of the possibilities being floated is to dissolve the regional parliament and call a new election.
Opposition Socialist party official Carmen Calvo made the announcement Friday about a deal with Spain to do just that.
A special Cabinet meeting on Saturday in Madrid is expected to trigger Article 155, which would pave the way for the central government's intervention in Catalonia. ■