Updated Trends: The Basque separatist group in Spain, who have been fighting for decades for an independence, have finally called in for a ceasefire. The news about the ceasefire was published by the Basque based newspaper, Gara. The group have always undertaken an armed attack within the country, and in a span of half a century they have already killed around 850 people.
The region which is situated in Northern Spain and Southwest France, has always been under tense pressure, only in move to create a separate country. One of the main reasons the separatists have failed, is that they have been consistent arrests and local people are pressing for having a proper legal political system.
A statement published in the Gara Newspapers states “This is ETA’s firm commitment toward a process to achieve a lasting resolution and toward an end to the armed confrontation,” Spain’s Interior Ministry spokesperson has said that Ministry will make a formal statement regarding the ceasefire later in the day.