Spain's govt sets timing of talks with Catalonia leaders

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In a bit twenty one of Spain's biggest crises of the last forty years the Spanish government in the regional leaders of Catalonia will start holding formal talks this month prime minister Pedro Sanchez made the announcement Thursday shortly after meeting with the separatist leader of the northeastern region at the Catalan government street in downtown Barcelona as expected no major breakthrough came from the meeting on the divisive issue of canceling his independence from the rest of Spain Sanchez proposed to restart the dialogue at the point where pulse diverged Ottawa leaders have been pushing for a legal referendum on secession for the wealthy region while Sanchez is government has repeatedly said it would violate the Spanish constitution songes trying to steal the talks with social issues financing for Spain's regions and the impact of recent storms in the east of the

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