Corsican Assembly President Hails ‘Birth’ of Catalan Republic

Catalan Leader Flees to Brussels, Presses for Freedom

The president of the regional assembly of Corsica, a region of France, hailed the “birth of the Catalonia Republic” in a statement published on his Twitter account late Friday.

Jean-Guy Talamoni, who heads the Corsican independence movement Corsica Libera, called for solidarity with the Catalan people and asked European Union authorities to help prevent clashes between Barcelona and Madrid.

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