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Basque conflict


Basque Eta 'puts arms beyond use' - BBC News


🇪🇸 ETA: Basque separatist group disbands after decades of conflict | Al Jazeera English


Alec Reid interview on Basque conflict (Basque subs)


Basque group ETA declares end to armed conflict


🇪🇸 Spain: Basque separatist group ETA disarms

The Basque conflict, also known as the Spain–ETA conflict, was an armed and political conflict from 1959 to 2011 between Spain and the Basque National Liberation Movement, a group of social and political Basque organizations which sought independence from Spain and France. The movement was built around the separatist organization ETA, which had launched a campaign of attacks against Spanish administrations since 1959. ETA had been proscribed as a terrorist organization by the Spanish, British, French and American authorities at different moments. The conflict took place mostly on Spanish soil, although to a smaller degree it was also present in France, which was primarily used as a safe haven by ETA members. It was the longest running violent conflict in modern Western Europe. It has been sometimes referred to as "Europe's longest war".
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