Catalonia faces imminent deadline on secession decision

If he says 'yes', Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy may take the unprecedented step of removing the region's political autonomy.

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    Catalonia's President Carles Puigdemont has less than 24 hours to announce whether or not he will declare independence following a secession referendum.

    If he says "yes", Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy may take the unprecedented step of removing the region's political autonomy.

    Al Jazeera's Sonia Gallego reports from Barcelona.


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