Pedro Sanchez top be the Prime Minister of Spain
- Spain's Parliament confirmed Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez
as Prime Minister of the country on 7 January 2020.
- He will hold the office for
another term at the helm of the country's first-ever coalition government since
its return to democracy in the 1970s.
- Pedro Sanchez: A fact file
- Mr. Sanchez won 167 votes in the 350-seat Assembly compared
to 165 votes against Catalan and Basque separatist MPs.
- He is planning to form
a minority coalition government with hard-left party Podemos.
- This will be the
first coalition government in Spain since the country returned to democracy
following the death of longtime dictator Francisco Franco in 1975.