The Parliament of Catalonia approved the holding of a referendum on independence. Reported by the BBC.
It will be held on 1 October.
The Prime Minister of Spain asks constitutional court to declare the referendum illegal. Official Madrid considers that the approval by the Parliament of Catalonia this question – outside the law.
Now Catalonia has autonomy.
In June, the President of Generalitat of Catalonia Carlos Potsdamand already appointed a referendum on the region’s independence from Spain on 1 October.
See also: Barcelona tens of thousands of people demanded to hold a referendum on the independence of Catalonia