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BRUSSELS | Ex-Catalan chief Puigdemont returns to Belgium from Germany

BRUSSELS | Ex-Catalan chief Puigdemont returns to Belgium from Germany

BRUSSELS — Former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont returned to Belgium Saturday to drum up support for Catalonia’s separatist movement after Spain’s bid to extradite him on rebellion charges from Germany failed.

On arriving to Brussels, Puigdemont shook hands with other former members of his Cabinet who also fled Spain and the current regional president of Catalonia, Quim Torra, who had traveled from Spain to meet his predecessor.

Puigdemont said he will continue to travel around Europe in an attempt to explain the separatist position in wealthy Catalonia, which has so far failed to garner any support from European governments or major political parties.

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