Spanish Socialists Sign Ciudadanos Pact Trying to Avoid Vote

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  • Fresh elections could be held in June if Socialists fail
  • Socialists still need support from other political parties

Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez signed a pact with the liberal party Ciudadanos that could form the basis of a governing coalition, seeking to portray anti-austerity Podemos and Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as the ones holding the country back.

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