19 September, 2019

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Nationalist And Separatist Parties Won The Regional Elections In Spain’s Basque Country

Nationalist and separatist parties have won the regional elections in Spain’s northern autonomous region of Basque Country, with the winners expected to call for a referendum on independence. The moderate Basque Nationalist Party came top in the Sunday elections in one of Spain’s 17 autonomous regions, winning 27 seats in the 75-member regional parliament.

The left-wing separatist EH Bildu coalition, which campaigns for an independent country within the European Union, won 21 seats. The two parties jointly took almost two-thirds of the parliament seats and brought an end to the rule of the socialist government that took office three years ago.

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