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Catalonians, Spanish leaders weigh their options

AFP, BARCELONA, Spain

Political analysts said Rajoy faces a serious struggle to impose control over the region. Potential scenarios include Catalan civil servants and police refusing to obey orders from central authorities.

“The basic problem is that you have to govern Catalonia with the active opposition of a large part of the population,” analyst Jose Fernandez-Albertos said.

Additional reporting by Bloomberg

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