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Unai Ziarreta appointed new EA leader
Unai Ziarreta, who succeeds Begoña Errazti as head of the Basque nationalist party EA, was supported by the 68.5 percent of the members of EA taking part in the congress.
Prominent member of EA Unai Ziarreta was appointed on Sunday new president of the Basque nationalist leader Eusko Alkartasuna.
Ziarreta, who succeeds Begoña Erratzi, got the support of 68.5 percent of the members of EA taking part in the congress held in the Basque city of Donostia-San Sebastian.
Party members also elected Joseba Azkarraga as the new general secretary.
In his first speech as EA presisent, Ziarreta called for the celebration of a referendum in the Basque Country and the search of independence.
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