"They want to denounce the anti-democratic attitude of the Spanish state", she added.
The European Union is more concerned about its own economic well-being, which could be harmed by Catalonia's secession from Spain, than about recognizing a newly-independent country on Europe's map, Enric Folch, worldwide secretary of the Catalan Solidarity Party, told Sputnik.
However, not all the localities have thrown their support behind the referendum, including Barcelona.
Catalonia is sharply divided, with a government poll in July finding that 41.1 percent of people were for and 49.4 percent against independence, although the vast majority agree to holding a referendum to decide the matter.
They carried a large banner filled with "Yes" slogans, referring to the answer Catalan separatists want to give in the referendum that will ask voters whether they want the region to become an independent republic.
According to July poll, only 41 percent of Catalans favor independence but almost 70 want a vote.
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Andrews finished with 142 receiving yards and the two scores, while Caleb Wilson led the team with 208 receiving yards. The American Athletic Conference announced Thursday that the Tigers-Knights game is rescheduled for September 30.
Infiltration bid foiled, 2 militants killed: Army
This bid was foiled after more than a month's time when last infiltration was repulsed with fatal casualties on militant side. Weapons have been recovered from the slain terrorists, the spokesman said.
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The center said the hurricane knocked out a transformer that powered the air conditioning. "We are devastated by these losses". Statewide, 64 nursing homes were still waiting Thursday for full power, according to the Florida Health Care Association .
U.S. stocks climb to another milestone this year
Additionally, North Korea threatened to reduce the U.S.to "ashes and darkness" and sink Japan, leaving the Nikkei in the red. USA stocks closed higher on Friday, with technology, financials, and telecommunication shares leading the way higher.
Polling begins for high-stakes NA-120 bye-election
Rashid says her contest is not against Kulsoom but the federal and provincial governments of the PML-N and the Sharif family. Imran Khan also took part in the electioneering by chairing a public meeting in the constituency on September 14.