Pro-independence Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont lectures at the University of Helsinki, Finland March 23, 2018. (Lehtikuva/Markku Ulander/via REUTERS)
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Puigdemont, who lives in self-imposed exile in Belgium, has been visiting Finland since Thursday for talks with lawmakers and had been due to leave on Saturday afternoon.Puigdemont is wanted by Spain on charges of "rebellion" and "sedition".Finnish police had earlier told AFP they were awaiting further information from Spanish authorities on the arrest warrant before acting on it.Puigdemont's lawyer Jaume Alonso Cuevillas meanwhile told Catalunya Radio his client would not try to escape arrest.Spanish media reported Saturday that Puigdemont may surrender to Finnish police.Kautta said it was possible Puigdemont may also have left the country.
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