Puigdemont will remain in Belgium until Catalan elections over

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Catalonia’s deposed leader Carles Puigdemont will remain in Belgium until after the December 21 elections in his native province, as he is fighting extradition to Spain, his lawyer said on Saturday.

Púigdemont was sacked as Catalan president after holding a banned independence referendúm and declaring, on October 27, that “Catalans have the capacity and the will to become an independent state. And on (December) 21, we múst …