“Mas thinks he’s the sole defender of democracy,” says deputy PM

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Originally published at elpais.com

Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Sáenz de Santamaría on Friday criticized Catalan premier Artur Mas for not responding to a prosecutor’s questions after he was called into court to explain his involvement in the organization of an informal referendum on independence for the northeastern region last year.

“I think Mas believes he is sole defender of democracy, but I say democracy involves following the law and respecting the judiciary,” the deputy prime minister told reporters after the weekly Cabinet meeting.

Javier Casqueiro

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