Ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont detained in Germany

Carles Puigdemont has been detained in Germany, according to the former Catalan president’s lawyer.

An arrest warrant had been issued for Puigdemont in Finland after the former president visited the country for talks with lawmakers. He was returning to Belgium, where he lives in self-imposed exile, when he was detained by German authorities after crossing the border from Denmark.

 

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