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Canada blocks Puigdemont visit days before he was set to land in Quebec

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Former Catalan president was invited to speak by a group advocating Quebec independenceThe Canadian government blocked a visit by Carles Puigdemont days before the former Catalan president was to travel to the country at the invitation of a group advocating Quebec independence, his lawyer said on Monday.Puigdemont had been scheduled to speak in Quebec earlier this month on his experiences as a leader of the Catalonian independence movement – including his spearheading of the region’s 2017 unilateral referendum on separation from Spain. His schedule was to include a visit to the province’s national assembly. Continue reading…

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Author : Martin Patriquin in Montreal and Sam Jones in Madrid

Publish date : 2019-04-29 21:42:53

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