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6/22/16

Spain’s PM Rajoy warns of possible Podemos victory in Sunday’s elections

Spain’s acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned that the far-left Unidos Podemos (“United We Can”) alliance could win this weekend’s general elections that may well shake up the country’s political system.

The anti-austerity group has boosted its support by striking a deal with the United Left, once part of the communist party.

According to opinion polls Podemos is consolidating its position as the country’s second biggest political force, just three points behind the ruling conservatives.

“We are very close to defeating the Popular Party in the elections. We are very close. And they are very worried about it for what it means,” Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias told a gathering of supporters.

Read more: Spain’s PM Rajoy warns of possible Podemos victory in Sunday’s elections | euronews, world news

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