French President Emmanuel Macron said on October 10 that the European Union should stay out of Spain’s secession crisis.

Ahead of a speech by Carles Puigdemont, president of the Catalan regional government, who asked for a mandate to declare Catalonia an independent state, Macron said: “Why are Europe, France and Germany not interfering in the Catalan issue? Because Europe is made up of sovereign states.”

As reported by the Reuters news agency, Macron was speaking during a visit to Frankfu...

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