The new First Minister of Catalonia, Quim Torra (Together For Catalonia), is to travel to Germany to hold a joint press conference with Carles Puigdemont—who put Mr. Torra forward as a candidate only at the end of last week—tomorrow, several media outlets reported.

Europa Press reported the press conference will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday at the Sana Berlin Hotel in the German capital.

Earlier on Monday, Mr. Torra was elected as the new leader of the Spanish region by 66 votes to 65, with four abstentions, but his appointment still needs to be made official in the state gazette with the constitutional signature of the King.

During his first confidence debate speech on Saturday, Mr. Torra made it clear he thought his predecessor was still the legitimate leader: "I want to make it clear that our First Minister is Carles Puigdemont".

On Monday, Catalan public television TV3 showed footage of Mr. Puigdemont watching Mr. Torra's confirmation vote on a laptop in an office somewhere in Berlin.

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