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Spain: Podemos leaders win confidence vote over luxury villa purchase01:05

Spain: Podemos leaders win confidence vote over luxury villa purchase

Spain, Madrid
May 29, 2018 at 01:00 GMT -00:00 · Published

Spanish left-wing party Podemos' parliamentary spokesperson Irene Montero announced that she, along with her partner, the Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias, won a confidence vote, with 68.4 percent of the participants supporting their leadership and 31 percent asking for their resignation, during a press conference in Madrid, Monday.The vote of confidence comes after both politicians were accused of betraying the principles of their party, after it was revealed that the couple had purchased a luxury home near Madrid that cost over €600,000 ($699,000)."For sure, participation has been historic, it's the highest of all Podemos consultations, and the support is also the greatest we have obtained," commented Irene Montero on the results.

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Spanish left-wing party Podemos' parliamentary spokesperson Irene Montero announced that she, along with her partner, the Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias, won a confidence vote, with 68.4 percent of the participants supporting their leadership and 31 percent asking for their resignation, during a press conference in Madrid, Monday.The vote of confidence comes after both politicians were accused of betraying the principles of their party, after it was revealed that the couple had purchased a luxury home near Madrid that cost over €600,000 ($699,000)."For sure, participation has been historic, it's the highest of all Podemos consultations, and the support is also the greatest we have obtained," commented Irene Montero on the results.

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