Spain's leading business association, CEOE, the Spanish Confederation of Business Organisations, issued a three-point statement on Wednesday concerning the situation in Catalonia.

The association said it supported the rule of law and "all actions" the government might take to enforce the law, but warned "social co-existence and economic prosperity" are at stake.

 CEOE Statement on Catalonia:

  1. As businessmen, we are always with the law and in favour of strict compliance with laws and the Spanish Constitution, as well as with international, and especially European Union, legisla...