Catalonia statement

Green Party statement on Catalonia situation

Tuesday 03 October 2017

Green Party in Northern Ireland leader Steven Agnew said:

“The horrifying violence in Catalonia brings great shame on the Spanish government.

“The people of Catalonia should be allowed to assemble and demonstrate in a peaceful way.

“Regardless of the case for or against independence, the people of Catalonia should not be subject to violence and attempted repression.

“The European Union must now work with the Spanish government to find a peaceful and democratic way forward.”

ENDS

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