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The mayor of Perpignan, Jean-Marc Pujol, has today received the president of Catalonia, Quim Torra, wearing a yellow loop in solidarity with the political prisoners and exiles. Pujol, who belongs to the centre-right Les Républicains (whose named was changed from l'Union pour un mouvement populaire by Nicolas Sarkozy), thereby showed his position on the current situation in southern Catalonia.

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Photo: Rubern Moreno

Yellow loops are quite a common sight in Northern Catalonia. Indeed, this summer, a Ciutadans town councillor submitted an official complaint about the headquarters of the Pyrénées-Orientales department displaying yellow loops and a banner in support of the prisoners.

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