Spanish monarch nears decision on formation of new govt

January 22, 2016 9:30 AM

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MADRID – King Felipe VI is wrapping up a week of meetings with Spain's political leaders before picking one to form a government, after inconclusive elections last month.

The king was due to meet Friday with incumbent conservative premier Mariano Rajoy, whose Popular Party won most seats but fell short of a voting majority in Parliament, and with Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez, whose party came second.

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