LEUVEN – The lawyers of former Catalan premier Carles Puigdemont, and his ex-minister Toni Comin have a complaint filed against a Spanish television channel.
Telecinco filmed in January at a meeting held in Leuven sms messages from the phone of Comin which he exchanged with Puigdemont and sent the content. Puigdemont and Comin invoke the right to secrecy of private communications.
From the communication showed that the seperatist’s just not sitting with his struggle for an independent Catalonia. One of them was: “We are seeing the last days of republican Catalonia.” Another: “I suppose that it is clear: it is about. The our have us sacrificed. Or however, certainly to me.”
The 55-year-old Puigdemont left Spain when Madrid operation after attempting to Catalonia to separate. He left in October to Belgium, where a aanhoudingsverzoek of Spain was rejected. The Catalan remained in Belgium, but it was Sunday after a lecture in Finland on the way back in Germany, still arrested on the basis of a European arrest warrant. There he is waiting for a decision on his possible extradition to Spain.