Pedro Sánchez promises his position as president before Felipe VI, king of Spain – El Sol de México

The socialist Pedro Sánchez This Friday he promised his position as President of the Spanish Government before him king of Spain, Felipe VIand a copy of the Constitution, which enables him to form a new Executive.

The brief event took place at Zarzuela Palace, the headquarters of the Headquarters of the Spanish State, with representatives of the main institutions of the State as witnesses.

After reading the royal decree of appointment signed by the Spanish monarch, published today in the Official State Gazette (BOE), Sánchez read the inauguration text with his right hand supported by the Constitution and without the presence of religious symbols.

“I promise, out of my conscience and honor, to faithfully fulfill the obligations of the position of President of the Government, with loyalty to the King, and to preserve and ensure that the Constitution is preserved as a fundamental norm of the State, as well as to maintain the secrecy of the deliberations of the Council of Ministers and Ministers,” said the leader of the Spanish Socialist Worker’s Party (PSOE).

It is the third time in which Sanchez formalizes this procedure before Felipe VI, after doing so in July 2018 after the successful motion of censure against former conservative president Mariano Rajoy and in January 2020, when it formed the first coalition government of Spanish democracy.

The head of the Spanish Executive takes office again under a climate of political and social tension marked by the future approval of an amnesty law for Catalan independentists prosecuted for the 2017 secessionist attempt.

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Although there is no official information, it is assumed that Sánchez will make several changes to his government team for this term, which he is expected to announce this weekend.

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