EFA MEPs joined colleagues from the European Free Alliance political party to celebrate the formation of a pro-independence government in Catalonia.
The Catalan parliament met on Sunday to elect a new head of government, just hours before the deadline for doing so.
This follows elections in Catalonia on 27 September which saw pro-independence parties win a majority of seats.
L to R: Tatjana Ždanoka, François Alfonsi, Jordi Sebastià, Josep-Maria Terricabras, Jordi Sole, Jill Evans, Ian Hudghton.
EFA member party Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya forms part of the new government, and President of the EFA Group Josep-Maria Terricabras expressed his satisfaction at the result.
Newly elected President of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, has said that Catalonia now moves from a state of post-autonomy to pre-independence.
It's reported that over the course of the parliamentary term, preparations will be made for a Catalan constituent assembly, laying the foundations for an independent Catalonia.