Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy asks Catalonia to ''act sensibly'' and to put ''all citizens first'' as the deadline approaches for withdrawing its independence bid. Rough cut (no reporrer narration).
ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy appealed to Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to "act sensibly" on Wednesday (October 18), as a government deadline approached for the northeastern region to renounce a bid for independence. "I ask Puigdemont to act sensibly, in a balanced way, to put the interest of all citizens first," Rajoy said in parliament.