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Live: Catalan speaker announces delay of today’s planned investiture session

“I will not propose any candidate that is not [Carles] Puigdemont,” says Roger Torrent at press conference on Tuesday morning

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El presidente de la camara catalana, Roger Torrent. EL PAÍS

Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday morning, the speaker of the Catalan parliament, Roger Torrent, announced that today’s planned investiture session – which potentially could have seen ousted regional premier Carles Puigdemont voted back into power – has been suspended.

He stated that he would not propose any candidate for the position of premier unless it was Puigdemont.

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