Puigdemont returns Saturday to return to Belgium

The former Catalonian minister-president Carles Puigdemont returns Saturday back to our country. He wants to from here, his political activities continue, ” he said at a press conference in Berlin.

“The door for dialogue with the Spanish government is still open,” he said further. “But this is not an internal Spanish affair, also Europe should be involved.’

Puigdemont was on march 25, arrested in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, when he via Denmark with the car wanted to return from Finland to our country. But a German judge ruled last week to the procedure for the surrender of the former Catalan government to stop.

Puigdemont is in a turbulent legal waters, since the onafhankelijkheidsreferendum in Catalonia from October 2017. That referendum was according to the Spanish court, 1.6 million euro of public money spent.

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