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ETA Still Wants Independent Basque Nation After Disarming

AP Editors Monday, April 17, 2017

MADRID (AP) — Basque separatist group ETA says it has not abandoned its goal of an independent Basque state along the French-Spanish border despite giving up its arms.

In a communique Sunday in the Basque newspaper Gara, ETA said disarmament "wasn't going to be a bargaining chip, but rather a way to show the intransigence of the (Spanish and French) states and to further the independence movement." ...

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