MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's King Felipe VI invited acting head of government Pedro Sanchez on Thursday to seek parliament's approval to be sworn in as prime minister, parliament's speaker said.
Sanchez's Socialist party won a national election in April without securing a majority.
The King has held meetings this week with representatives of the main political parties and subsequently met speaker Meritxell Batet to communicate his decision to her.
(Reporting by Joan Faus; editing by John Stonestreet)
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Updated Date: Jun 07, 2019 03:11:43 IST