Spain's Rajoy hopes to form new government within a month

June 27, 2016 9:36 AM

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MADRID Spain's caretaker prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, said on Monday he hoped to form a coalition government within a month, after his conservative party emerged from weekend elections with the biggest number of seats but short of an outright majority.

Spanish voters delivered a hung parliament for the second time in six months in Sunday's general election, heightening political uncertainty in Europe after the shock Brexit vote.

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