Catalonia's obstacles in bid for independence

Catalonia's pro-independence parties are set to debate secession from Spain following Sunday's controversial referendum. Millions of Catalans hope an independent country would remain in the European Union, sitting between France and Spain.

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    Catalonia's pro-independence parties are set to debate secession from Spain following Sunday's controversial referendum. Millions of Catalans hope an independent country would remain in the European Union, sitting between France and Spain.

    But would things really go as smoothly as they believe?

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Catalonia's capital, Barcelona.


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