Against the background of crisis caused by the referendum on self – determination of Catalonia, in the shopping area of Madrid increased sales of Spanish national flags, said on Thursday the French radio station Europe 1.
The radio station quoted a representative of the factory on tailoring of flags, which said that for four days the company was sold to stores 35 thousand national flags of Spain, while in regular days shops gain about 500-600.
“The first time I see so many Spanish flags in Windows and on balconies, as well as on demonstrations, whose members want to show pride in their Spanish origin”, – told the radio station a native of Uruguay, who for nearly 40 years, lives in Spain.
The radio station notes that sales of Spanish flags even higher than during the world Cup that Spain unprecedentedly.
October 1, Catalonia held a referendum on independence, which were actually broken by law enforcement authorities in Spain and was accompanied by mass riots, during which affected more than 700 people. The constitutional court of Spain, declared the vote unconstitutional.
The government of Catalonia has prepared a document on the independence of the region, but suspended their action. In connection with the failure definitely to answer the question, does autonomy independence, Madrid has decided to introduce direct administration in Catalonia.
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