Friday, January 22, 2016

Podemos propose pact to lock conservatives out of power [Spain]

The leader of Spain's anti-austerity party Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, on Friday proposed forming a government with the Socialists, making a left-wing governing alliance more likely after last month's inconclusive election. Iglesias told a news conference he had informed King Felipe VI of "our desire to form a government of change with the Socialists and the United Left" and that he would seek the post of deputy prime minister.

Read more at The Local
(Hat tip: KimR)


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