Spain withdraws arrest warrant for Puigdemont

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Spain withdraws arrest warrant for Puigdemont
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Spain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday said it had withdrawn an international arrest warrant for Catalonia’s pro-independence former leader, in self-imposed exile in Belgium.

The court said Carles Puigdemont and four of his cabinet members also in Belgium had shown a willingness to return to Spain to take part in Catalonia’s Dec. 21 regional election.

Campaigning for the election, called by Madrid in an effort to resolve a crisis over an independence bid by the wealthy northeastern region, started on Tuesday.

Madrid hopes parties in favour of unity...


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Spain withdraws arrest warrant for Puigdemont


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