King Presides Over Change Of Power

King Felipe today signed documents to formalize a change of power in Spain, from Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to Pedro Sánchez.

Sánchez led a censure motion against Rajoy over corruption allegations. It was the first to succeed in Spanish history.

Congress President Ana Pastor delivered the notice to His Majesty at Zarzuela Palace soon after the vote.

Pastor
© Spanish Royal Household.

Sánchez will take the oath of office before King Felipe Saturday morning.

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