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Spain's Socialists deal blow to Catalan separatists in regional elections

Posted on AllSides May 13th, 2024
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Socialist candidate Salvador Illa makes a toast with members of his team and party colleagues after the announcement of elections results to the Catalan parliament in Barcelona on Sunday. Spain’s ruling Socialist party scored a crucial victory in regional elections in the powerful northeastern region of Catalonia, garnering the most seats and dealing a blow to the region’s two main separatist parties that have governed for decades. But candidate Salvador Illa failed to win a majority in Sunday’s voting, and will face tough negotiations if he wants to form a...

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