Waving Spanish and Catalan flags and welcoming the king of Spain, demonstrators marched through the centre of Barcelona.Tens of thousands of Catalans calling for unity with Spain, took to the streets to celebrate national day. About it reports the Internet edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
Waving Spanish and Catalan flags and welcoming the king of Spain, demonstrators marched through the centre of Barcelona.
The organizers said that the demonstration was attended by about 300 thousand people. The municipal police announced smaller numbers – 65,000.
Polls and recent elections show that the 7.5 million inhabitants of Catalonia are roughly equally divided on the question of independence from Spain.
The supporters of unity in recent years was not as active as supporters of independence, who organized mass rallies and a referendum on secession in 2017.