- he can’t mediate between the Spanish and Catalan governments because only the Catalan side has requested him to
- he doesn’t want to mediate because it would create “more chaos” in the European Union
- he doesn’t want “a Europe than in 15 years time is made up of more than 90 countries”.
- If Catalonia were to become independent, others would do the same. He doesn’t like that
The EU weak stance is unsustainable
Spain’s Crisis is Europe’s Opportunity