President of the Catalan parliament Carme Forcadell, center, attends a meeting with parliament representatives at the Catalonia Parliament in Barcelona, Spain, Oct. 4, 2017. Catalonia's regional government is mulling when to declare the region's independence from Spain in the wake of a disputed referendum that has triggered Spain's most serious national crisis in decades. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

Catalonia To Declare Independence From Spain On Monday

It is unclear what Madrid’s response will be if, or when, Catalonia follows through on its threat to declare independence.