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Crisis in Catalonia: could the EU mediate?

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Crisis in Catalonia: could the EU mediate?

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Scenes of police violence in Catalonia forced a change of agenda in the European Parliament in Strasbourg where deputies addressed the question of the independence referendum. Should the European Union step up to take a role in mediating between the two sides? There’s little consensus.