In a significant move, the Catalonia leaders have signed official letter authorizing separation from Spain but have also put it on hold. The leaders have appealed for talks with the Spain leaders in Madrid. Meanwhile, Catalonia President Carles Puigdemont has called upon regional parliamentarians to honor the verdict of the people of Catalonia. Meanwhile the Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy has vowed to do everything in his control to prevent separation of Catalonia state and has even summoned a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.
A referendum held on October 1 had resulted in over 90 percent of Catalonia’s voting to separate from Spain.