EU intervention in Catalonia would cause 'chaos', Juncker says

Commission president had warned Spanish government to head off Catalan crisis, but says EU can not mediate as Spain has not asked for helpThe president of the European commission has spoken of his regret at Spain’s failure to follow his advice and do more to head off the crisis in Catalonia, but claimed that any EU intervention on the issue now would only cause “a lot more chaos”.Speaking to students in Luxembourg on Friday, Jean-Claude Juncker said he had told the Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, that his government needed to act to stop the Catalan situation spinning out of control, but that the advice had gone unheeded. Continue reading...

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