Spanish prime minister to meet with Catalan regional leader

  14 January 2020    Read: 611
Spanish prime minister to meet with Catalan regional leader

Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday he would seek to meet with Catalonia’s regional leader Quim Torra “as soon as possible.”

The exact time and date for the meeting have yet to be decided, Sanchez added.

Speaking at a news conference, Sanchez added that his government had approved raising pensions by 0.9% this year, in a bid to ensure retirees in Spain “do not lose purchasing power.”


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