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Carles Puigdemont, Catalan Separatist, Dodges Spain's Bid to Prosecute Him

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After briefly holding Carles Puigdemont on a Spanish arrest warrant, Italian authorities released him, and he left the country on Monday.
Carles Puigdemont, the Catalan separatist wanted in Spain for leading a failed breakaway movement in his region four years ago, left Italy on Monday, days after his brief detention and release by Italian authorities.

The arrest and exit of Mr. Puigdemont raised and then dashed the hopes of Spanish prosecutors, who once again watched another…
Gaia Pianigiani, Emma Bubola
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