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Massedemonstationer in Spain: Require the prime minister's departure

Tens of thousands of people in Spain rødgule flag marched Sunday in Madrid to indicate that they are opposed to any concession to Catalonia's separatist parties.

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the Demonstrators shouted, pounding 'Spain! Spain!' and 'We want choice' in the city centre at Plaza de Colon in the biggest protest in the eight months in which the socialist prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, has been in power.

The action was organized by the parties in the middle and on the right wing as a show of strength against Sanchez and to exploit the widespread anger over the separatismen in Catalonia.

Officials estimate that about 45,000 people took part in Sunday's demonstration. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix.

Many in Madrid are upset over the government last week laid up for, that there shall be appointed a person to negotiate about the crisis in Catalonia, as they believe it is an expression of weakness against the separatists in Catalonia.

Sanchez's time is over now, said the head of Spain's conservative party, Pablo Casado, which in the past has put a tough line against Catalonia's desire for independence.

The conservative party is still struggling to raise themselves, after in recent years has been rocked by a widespread corruption scandal.

Sanchez, who came to power in June last year, only a quarter of the seats in parliament and governs with the support of the parties, which is against the savings, as well as from the Catalan nationalists and other small parties.

Recent polls suggest that the conservative party, the Popular after a choice will be able to govern with centrumhøjrepartiet Ciudadanos and the strong right-wing party Vox.

the Demonstration in Madrid took place prior to the judicial proceedings against the 12 separatist leaders. They are preceded on Tuesday by the supreme court in Madrid. In the trials run the risk of the separatists from Catalonia to be sentenced to prison up to 25 years.

In september last year, the Catalonian parliament passed a legislative package that paved the way for a referendum on secession. The vote triggered a constitutional crisis in Spain, and the Spanish government provided the Catalan regional government.

27. October 2017, the regional self-government independent of Spain. Catalonia regionspræsident, Carles Puigdemont, had to escape to Belgium, and the Spanish state took direct control over the prosperous region.

Puigdemont is still in Brussels, where he regularly receives visits by leading separatists from Catalonia.

There live 7.5 million people in Catalonia, which is Spain's richest region.

the Demonstrators were from both the right and the extreme left. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix.

Photo: Ritzau Scanpix.

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