The Catalan separatist Carles Puigdemont wants without the risk of arrest to Spain return, in order to participate in the debate about his candidacy for the leadership of Catalonia. That he Tuesday in Denmark, said. Madrid ensures that the former prime minister will be arrested if he tries to return.
“My intention for the next few days is to contribute to the restoration of democracy’, so that the results of the Catalan elections, which the separatists the majority of the seats took, to be respected, said Puigdemont at a press conference in Copenhagen.
‘The best signal in that direction would be that I without risk may return to the parliamentary debate, ” says Puigdemont, who since the end of October 2017 in Brussels staying. If he comes to Spain return, he is immediately held in the framework of a research because of rebellion, sedition and embezzlement.
Puigdemont returns Tuesday night back to Brussels, where he Wednesday, the president of the Catalan parliament, Roger Torrent, will meet. That is also for the independence of Catalonia.