On Friday, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani announced that it would ban a conference with former Catalan President Carles Puigdemont inside the institution for security reasons.
“There is a high risk that the proposed event could pose a threat to the maintenance of law and order on Parliament’s premises,” the institution said in a statement.
The conference was scheduled for Monday.
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How exciting! Catalan politician Carles Puigdemont was invited to Groningen by Eva Daussà on behalf of the department of Minorities & Multilingualism. He is visiting today and will be interviewed for College Tour this evening! #catalunya #catalonia #puigdemont #multilingualism