Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg ahead of the 40th anniversary of Spain's entry into the alliance.
The nine Catalan politicians all received long prison sentences of between nine and 13 years for sedition
The rate of infection in Spain is 35.1 cases per 100,000 people, while the UK is at 14.7, according to the latest figures from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
Sanchez said that July must be the month of decision and Spain would do everything for that. "If we postpone the agreement again, we will postpone the reconstruction. And if we postpone reconstruction, the crisis will be even more serious."
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the entire world to a standstill and the sporting arena is no exception.
A State of Alarm is the first of three emergency levels a Spanish government can apply under exceptional circumstances, with the others being 'State of Exception' and 'Martial Law'.
Earlier, the Prime Minister received parliamentary support for two-week extensions to the state of emergency that took effect on March 14 and expires May 24.
Earlier, the government has nonetheless indicated that some economic sectors might not rebound before the end of the year, with tourism the main question mark at the moment.
The most recent easing measures have seen people allowed out for a walk or to do exercise and small business permitted to receive customers with a prior appointment.