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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Catalonia's Ex-Leader Puigdemont Excluded from EU Polls: Party

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7Dnews London

Mon, 29 Apr 2019 13:15 GMT

Election authorities have excluded Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain in 2017 after leading a failed secession bid, from EU polls, his party said Monday, April 29th, according to AFP.

In a statement, Together for Catalonia accused the electoral commission of wanting to "silence and push aside" Puigdemont's candidacy "so that he can't explain what he represents at the heart of European institutions."

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