Spain's Socialist Party chief Pedro Sanchez Resigns: Advisor

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Spain's Socialist Party chief Pedro Sanchez Resigns: Advisor

The embattled head of the Spanish Socialists Pedro Sanchez announced his resignation.

Madrid:  The embattled head of the Spanish Socialists Pedro Sanchez announced his resignation after losing a vote among top party members summoned for a showdown on Saturday, an advisor and an opponent said.

Sanchez's opponents want to see the opposition party lift its veto on a new government led by acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, which could be key to unblocking Spain's nine-month political paralysis.


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