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Spain's Rajoy calls on Catalonia leaders to cancel referendum

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MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday called on Catalonia regional leaders to cancel a planned referendum on splitting from Spain because it goes against the country’s laws. “Don’t go ahead. Go back to the law and democracy. This referendum is a chimera,” Rajoy said in a televised speech.

(Reporting by Julien Toyer, editing by Larry King)
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