Ex-leader Mas says Catalonia is not ready for 'real independence'▼
Former Catalonian government leader Artur Mas has said the region is not yet ready for 'real independence'.
Mas, currently barred from public office for staging an informal independence referendum in 2014, told the Financial Times on Friday that Catalonia had yet to lay the groundwork.
He said there was a debate among Catalan leaders about whether now was the right time to unilaterally declare independence.
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