Spanish deputy PM: Independence must be withdrawn by ThursdayStaff Writer | October 16, 2017
Catalonia's independence bid must be formally withdrawn by Thursday, Spanish Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Sanchez de Santamaria said.
Europe The deputy premier criticizes Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont
The deputy premier criticizes Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont for failing to give a clear answer on whether his region had formally declared secession from Spain.
"It was not difficult to say 'yes' or 'no,'" she said. ■