Two days later, pro-independence people wanted to demonstrate "peace" through a general strike. In a very firm statement, King of Spain denounced "unacceptable disloyalty" of Catalan government. Carles Puigdemont, president of Autonomous community, accused king of ignoring millions of Catalans and confirmed his intention to declare independence. Is Spain on brink of implosion?
Anthony Sandra, PhD student at Université Paris-II and researcher at School of Hispanic and Iberian studies, makes point with us and answers all your questions live on Facebook.
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