Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if lose July votes

Spain's Socialists won't seek to form government if lose July votes
FILE PHOTO: Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez attends a news conference after the European Union leaders summit, in Brussels, Belgium, July 2, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir -
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MADRID (Reuters) – Spain’s Socialist party (PSOE) spokeswoman said on Tuesday that the party will not make a fresh attempt to name acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez as the new premier if he fails to win two investiture votes in July, pointing to a new national election.

(Reporting by Paul Day; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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