Post Profile

Spain king to make last minute push to avoid third vote

Spain's king will wait until late October before holding more talks with party leaders to resolve the political deadlock and avoid a third round of elections, the parliamentary speaker said Tuesday. Felipe VI will meet parliamentary faction leaders on October 24 and 25, less than a week before an October 31 deadline to form a government, speaker Ana Pastor announced. After the talks, the king will decide "whether he can put forward a prime ministerial candidate who has sufficient support," she said.
read more


Related Posts

No government in sight as Spain's king wraps up second round of talks

News : Reuters: World News

MADRID (Reuters) - Talks on Tuesday between Spain's king and senior party leaders on forming a government look unlikely to break the country's political deadlock, increasing chances of a new national election in coming months.

Spanish king to consult parties next week on forming government

News : Reuters: World News

MADRID (Reuters) - King Felipe VI will hold a formal round of talks with Spain's political parties next week for the fourth time in a seven-month-old power deadlock, his office said on Thursday, as parties struggle to form a coaliti...

Spain's parties to discuss new government with king next week

News : Reuters: World News

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's four main party leaders will meet King Felipe for a second time next Monday and Tuesday to see whether any of them can muster enough support to form a government and break a six-week election deadlock, the...

Spain on cusp of new election pending last-ditch political talks

News : Reuters: World News

MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish political leaders meet King Felipe on Tuesday for a final round of talks to resolve a four-month-old political stalemate, but with a successful outcome unlikely, the stage could be set for a new election.

Spain's king to hold coalition talks in last-ditch attempt to avoid elections

News : Reuters: World News

MADRID (Reuters) - King Felipe will hold another round of talks with Spain's fractious political parties in a last-ditch attempt to get them to form a coalition and avoid a second national election, his office said on Tuesday.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC