Oriol Junqueras says Spanish decision to impose direct rule leaves region with little choice but to declare a sovereign state

Catalonia’s vice-president has warned Spain that its decision to impose direct rule has left separatists with little choice but to embark on the creation of a sovereign Catalan state, increasing speculation that a unilateral declaration of independence could be made within the next 48 hours.

Speaking before a Catalan government meeting on Wednesday evening, Oriol Junqueras said the central government’s insistence on using the Spanish constitution to suspend regional autonomy had forced the hand of those who want to break away from Spain.

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