King Swears In Prime Minister

King Felipe today took Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s oath of office at Zarzuela Palace following this weekend’s vote in the Congress of Deputies.

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© Casa de S.M. el Rey

With the abstention of most Socialists, Rajoy was able to secure a vote to continue governing Spain.

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National political leaders in Spain swear an oath of loyalty to the King while touching the Bible and a copy of the Constitution.

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