King Sets Stage For Possible Government Breakthrough

King Felipe has called a new round of consultations with party leaders amid the possibility of an agreement to form a new government.

After two elections, Spain has been without a government for months, with no party winning an outright majority in parliament or being able to form a coalition.

But indications that Socialists may allow the conservatives to stay in power, and the new talks, have set the country abuzz. The King¨began trending on Twitter.

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King Felipe and Queen Letizia preside over a meeting of the Cervantes Institute and Ibero-American ambassadors at the Royal Palace of Aranjuez. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

Media outlets are scrutinizing the King´s schedule for signs of when the new government may take hold.

His Majesty has several key events in the coming weeks, including the Ibero-American summit.

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