EU reluctant to add Catalan as official language
BRUSSELS - Spain's demand for Catalan, Basque and Galician to become official EU languages faced objections from the bloc's member states on Tuesday as they fear any such move will trigger a domino effect.
The EU is in no hurry to give Catalan the official language status
The EU headache began when Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez failed to win a victory in the elections held in July and now needs the support of Catalan separatists to stay in power while they demand recognition of the speeches. Spain has used its EU presidency to put the issue on the agenda of a European ministerial meeting held in Brussels on Tuesday.
EU states reluctant to add Catalan as official language
Spain's demand for Catalan, Basque and Galician to become official EU languages faced opposition on Tuesday as the bloc's member states fear any such move will trigger a domino effect.
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