King Mourns Terror Victims

King Felipe traveled to Barcelona today to participate in a moment of silence for the victims of terrorism in Spain this week.

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The King walks with Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. © Presidencia del Gobierno

The King and other Spanish and Catalan dignitaries left their summer vacations to attend to the crisis.

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The King with other Catalan and Spanish leaders. © Agencia EFE

Terrorism is nothing new in Spain and members of the Royal Family. The country has dealt with Basque separatists in the past and the 2004 Madrid train bombings.

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