Five locked up Catalan politicians conquer parlementszetel

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Five Catalan separatists who are currently in the cell sitting and tried to be in Madrid for their role in the afscheidingspoging of Catalonia in 2017, Sunday voted down at the Spanish elections. Which were won by the social democrats.

One of the couple is the former vice-president of the region, Oriol Junqueras, the main accused in the trial, that on February 12, was launched. The prosecution demanded 25 years in prison for Junqueras.

Junqueras, the leader of the left-republican party Esquerra Republicana de Cataluny (ERC), elected member of parliament. Raul Romeva, the former regional responsible for Foreign Affairs, got elected as senator.

There are three other separatists elected: Jordi Sanchez, Jordi Turull and Josep Rull, members of the other big separatist party Junts per Catalunya. That is the party of the Catalan ex-president Carles Puigdemont, which in our country has fled to escape justice.

The Catalan separatist parties are in the elections progressed. They had 22 of the 350 seats in the Spanish Congress of Deputies. Possible requirements they have a key role in the formation of the future government of the instead Pedro Sánchez, who won the elections without an absolute majority.

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