At the same time, it is reported that the politician should not leave the island for several days until "his situation is resolved."

The detention of Puigdemont became known the day before.

In March 2021, members of the European Parliament voted to deprive MEP Carles Puigdemont of parliamentary immunity.

In relation to him, as well as his associates in Spain, proceedings were initiated in connection with the referendum in Catalonia in 2017.