Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez met with European Commission (EC) President Jean-Claude Juncker at the European Commission in Brussels on Thursday, ahead of his participation at a European Socialists and Democrats party (PES) meeting the same day. Sanchez posed for photographers alongside Juncker before heading into the 'roundtable' to begin discussions. According to... Еще reports, Sanchez and Juncker discussed Catalonia. The Socialist leader on Wednesday reportedly expressed his hope that Catalan leaders would agree to Madrid's demands over independence. Sanchez arrived in Brussels on Wednesday, for two days of meetings.