The Jerusalem Post · Catalan independence advocate looks to Israel, Germany for funding

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Israel and Germany may be key to initially financing a Catalan state independent from Spain, a judicial advocate for a sovereign Catalonia has recently suggested.

Barcelona High Court Judge Santiago Vidal said in the November-December edition of the local Delta magazine that the “facts indicates” that within three years a Catalan state could establish independence through “legal, political and peaceful means.”

Without initial membership in the European Union, an independent Catalan state could not appeal to the Central Bank of Europe to finance its debts, said Vidal, a member of a pro-Catalan independence expert group.

“But there is a solution for this,” Vidal said in the interview adding that “another state with solvency, basically speaking of Israel and Germany, will serve as our temporary bank.” […]

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