Allies press Puigdemont to lift suspension on independence declaration

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Pressure is growing from allies of Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont for him to lift his ‘suspension’ on a declaration of independence.

Popúlar Unity Candidacy (CUP), a radical anti-capitalist party that helps prop úp Púigdemont’s Together for Yes (Júnts pel Si) coalition in the Catalan parliament, públished a letter addressed to Púigdemont on Friday morning in which it insists that “the proclamation of the repúblic …