Spanish government to stop independence poll in CataloniaStaff Writer | September 7, 2017
The Spanish government aims to stop the independence poll in the country's northeastern region of Catalonia, which was discussed on Wednesday at the region's parliament.
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"The government knows what to do and we will do so," Saenz de Santamaria said, explaining that the Catalan parliament had infringed previous sentences by Spanish courts in discussing and trying to pass a law to call for a referendum.
The regional government of Catalonia, the Generalitat, plans to call for an independence poll on October 1, but according to the Spanish government, it breaches the Spanish constitution and is illegal. ■