Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in October after the Catalan parliament declared independence, is eyeing a return to politics despite the top court ruling he cannot govern from abroad. Photo: AFP Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in October after the Catalan parliament declared independence, is eyeing a return to politics despite the top court ruling he cannot govern from abroad. Photo: AFP
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in October after the Catalan parliament declared independence, is eyeing a return to politics despite the top court ruling he cannot govern from abroad. Photo: AFP
Spain

Catalonia parliament speaker delays re-election vote for expelled leader Carles Puigdemont

It follows a decision from Spain’s top court to block the ousted separatist president from returning to power in the region while he remains the subject of legal action

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Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in October after the Catalan parliament declared independence, is eyeing a return to politics despite the top court ruling he cannot govern from abroad. Photo: AFP Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in October after the Catalan parliament declared independence, is eyeing a return to politics despite the top court ruling he cannot govern from abroad. Photo: AFP
Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in October after the Catalan parliament declared independence, is eyeing a return to politics despite the top court ruling he cannot govern from abroad. Photo: AFP
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