CATALONIA’S SELF-EXILED EX-PRESIDENT CARLES PUIGDEMONT ON HIS WAY TO BELGIUM




Mustafa AY – TDO – 26.07.2018 On Wednesday, Catalonia’s former President Carles Puigdemont made important utterances with regards to himself. In his statements, Puigdemont said that he would likely return to Belgium on Saturday. On July 19, Spanish Consitutional Court withdrew international arrest warrant, which was issued against Puigdemont over the indictments of treason, sedition and abuse of state-budget. Following Spanish Court’s decision, the High Court of German northern Schleswig-Holstein State announced cancellation of process of Puigdemont’s extradition to Spain. In the lights of all happenings, Carles Puigdemont may return to Belgium, to which he fled Spanish authorities first.