Spain's Socialist head suggests will resign on Saturday if loses party vote
The leader of Spain's Socialists, Pedro Sanchez, suggested on Friday that he could resign if a party assembly votes against him on Saturday and decides to abstain in a future confidence vote to let acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy stay in power.
The Socialists, the main opposition party, have seen their leadership torn in two after 17 members of its 38-strong executive committee resigned on Wednesday and called for Sanchez to stand down to end the country's nine-month political deadlock.
Sanchez has led a stand-off with Rajoy's conservative People's Party (PP) - which won the most votes... read more
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