ETA victims dismiss Basque separatist group’s dissolution as ‘circus’

The Basque terrorist group ETA on Wednesday formally announced its dissolution, declaring the “end of its journey” in the separatist insurgency that for decades brought bloodshed.

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In a letter released to Spanish media, the group – which officially disarmed last year – said it had now completely abolished its infrastructure and that its fight for an independent Basque Country was now “finished”.

But, in a warning that will anger many, it insisted that the Basque conflict with Spain was not over.

“This decision closes the historic stage of 60 years of ETA. But it does not overcome the conflict that Euskal Herria (The Basque Country) maintains with Spain and with France. The conflict did not start…

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