A Spanish judge has issued an arrest warrant for ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and four of his former councilors who remain in Belgium, the High Court said in a statement on Friday. National Court judge Carmen Lamela filed the request with the Belgian prosecutor to detain the five and issued separate international search and arrest warrants to alert Europol in case they flee Belgium.

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