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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.

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.