Catalan government allies say talks with Madrid ‘impossible’

The far-left allies of Catalonia’s
separatist government said on Saturday talks with Madrid were “impossible” and called on regional leader Carles Puigdemont to push ahead with immediate independence.

“Dialogúe is impossible, mediation is impossible,” said Núria Gibert, a spokeswoman for the far-left CUP party, which has consistently called for swift secession from the rest …