European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that the situation in Catalonia the situation is “catastrophic”. He said this in an interview with El Pais.
According to Juncker, in Spanish and Catalan society split and Catalonia has become a huge problem.
27 October 2017, the Parliament of Catalonia voted for independence in the region. The Senate of Spain almost immediately issued its decision on the suspension of autonomy of Catalonia. Later the country’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy dismissed the Catalan Parliament and call an election.
On October 31 the Spanish constitutional court has temporarily suspended the proclamation of the independence of Catalonia.
14 November in Brussels was made by the Ministers of defense and foreign Affairs of Spain, which reported the intervention groups from Russia in a referendum on the independence of Catalonia with the aim to destabilize the situation in the country.