Former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont met with deputies from the pro-Catalan independence Junts per Catalunya party in a Brussels hotel on Friday, in the first group meeting since the December 21 Catalan elections. Junts per Catalunya agreed with the pro-independence Catalan Republican Left party on Wednesday to try to re-elect Puigdemont as regional leader, reportedly raising the... Еще hypothesis of the former leader governing by video link from Belgium. The request came after pro-independence parties won a narrow majority in the Catalan parliament after the December 21 elections. On Friday, the Spanish government dismissed the Catalan parliament's arrangement, stating it would null any Puigdemont election as leader and, if necessary, take the issue to court. Puigdemont faces arrest in Spain on charges of sedition and rebellion.