Spain has decided to get rid of Catalonia and join Portugal to creat Iberia.
A Spanish politician called Peces-Barba will be the next president of this new state of Europe.
The Chancellor of Germnay, Angela Merkel has welcomed the new state.
In Lisbon thousands of people have celebrated the union. And the same has happen in Madrid. People in Madrid seem to be very happy to get rid of Catalonia.
In Barcelona they are also very happy to be on their own.
Thanks to this sudden change Madrid and Lisbon will be part of a greater state. It seems the Portuguese have greted the agreement because they think that joining Spain and creating Iberia they will be strong inside the eurozone.
On the other hand people in Catalonia were surprised to get independence so soon. One man in Barcelona said: “not even in my wildest dreams I imagine that independence would come so early and the last thing I would have imagined is that it would be the politicians of Madrid would be the ones wanting Catalonia to be independent as soon as possible.
Nicolas Sarkozy, surprised by the events, has said: This is a big change south of Pyriness but for Europe has not much changed: we are still 27 memeber as before. The only difference is that now instead of having Spain and Portugal now we have Catalonia and Iberia …
Meanwhile people in the Basque Country cannot believe what their eyes are seeing!