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Rajoy on course to a minority government; Socialists decide to abstain in confidence vote

Monday, October 24th 2016 - 10:43 UTC
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Spain’s conservative leader Mariano Rajoy was on course to secure a second term in power for his People’s Party (PP) on Sunday after his Socialist rivals agreed to abstain in a looming confidence vote, ending 10 months of political deadlock. Spain has been stuck in political limbo following national elections in December and June which left no single party with a majority, paralyzing institutions and threatening to derail an economic recovery. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    The Spanish government believes that self-determination does not apply to Gibraltar because paragraph 6 of UN Resolution 1514  (‘any attempt aimed at the partial or total disruption of the national unity and the territorial integrity of a country is incompatible with the Charter of the United Nations')

    This view is pathetically weak:

    Time for Rajoy, Margallo & co get real.

    Oct 24th, 2016 - 02:02 pm - Link - Report abuse -1

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