Disinfo: Catalonia will recognise Crimea as part of Russia

Summary

Catalonia will recognise Crimea as part of Russia.

Disproof

The article in Izvestia cites Jose Enrique Folch, a representative of the Catalonian Solidarity for Independence Party. What the article doesn't mention is that this party is not in the Catalonian parliament and does not therefore represent any official position. bit.ly/2dmwd1c,

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue42
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 28/09/2016
  • Language/target audience: Russian
  • Country: Russia, Ukraine
  • Keywords: Crimea

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