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World Spain's new leader appoints cabinet with majority of women

04:08  07 june  2018
04:08  07 june  2018 Source:   france24.com

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Spain ' s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez named his cabinet on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts at the top of government for the first time in the country's history.

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Pedro Sanchez wearing a suit and tie: Javier Soriano, AFP | Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez announces his new cabinet members in Madrid on June 6, 2018.© Provided by France 24 EN Javier Soriano, AFP | Spain's Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez announces his new cabinet members in Madrid on June 6, 2018.

Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez named his cabinet on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts at the top of government for the first time in the country's history.

Sanchez, whose Socialist party holds just 84 of 350 parliamentary seats, was propelled into office on Friday after an unlikely alliance of anti-austerity and nationalist parties backed his bid to unseat Mariano Rajoy's conservatives over a corruption scandal.

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Spain ’ s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez named his cabinet on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts at the top of government for the first time in the country’s history. Sanchez, whose Socialist party holds just 84 of 350 parliamentary seats, was propelled into office on Friday after an

Spain ' s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez named his cabinet on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts at the top of government for the first time in the country's history.

But he rejected calls for places in government for hard-left party Podemos, which with 67 seats was a key supporter of the no-confidence motion, and made his appointments predominantly from within the ranks of his PSOE party.

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Spain ' s King Felipe VI has sworn in a new Socialist government with a record number of 11 women in 17 cabinet posts. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said his new team "shared the same vision of a progressive society that was both modernising and pro-European". The cabinet is in marked contrast

Spain ' s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez named his cabinet on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts at the top of government for the Spain ' s new deputy prime minister Carmen Calvo embraces former deputy prime minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria during a handover ceremony at

Sanchez drew from a wide range of professions, however, choosing an astronaut for science minister, a state attorney specialising in the prosecution of jihadist attacks for justice minister and a climate change treaty negotiator for environment minister.

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MADRID (Reuters) - Spain ' s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez appointed his cabinet on Wednesday, with a majority of "All are highly qualified and bring a vocation for public service and reflect the best of Spain ," Sanchez said in a press conference at the prime minister's residence.

Spain ' s King Felipe VI has sworn in a new Socialist government with a record number of 11 women in 17 cabinet posts. Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said his new team "shared the same vision of a progressive society that was both modernising and pro-European". The cabinet is in marked contrast

"All are highly qualified and bring a vocation for public service and reflect the best of Spain," Sanchez told reporters on Wednesday.

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Spain ' s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez named his cabinet on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts at the top of government for the first time Spain ' s new cabinet members stand with King Felipe during a swearing-in ceremony at the Zarzuela Palace outside Madrid, Spain , June 7, 2018.

"(The new cabinet) is pro-gender equality, cross-generational, open to the world but anchored in the European Union."

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Spain ' s new Prime Minister PedroSanchez appointed his cabinet on Wednesday, with a majority ofwomen taking up posts at the top of the government for the Key posts assigned to women included deputy prime minister - taken by Socialist party stalwart Carmen Calvo; economy minister - taken by

Key posts assigned to women included deputy prime minister - taken by Socialist party stalwart Carmen Calvo; economy minister - taken by "All are highly qualified and bring a vocation for public service and reflect the best of Spain ," Sanchez said in a press conference at the prime minister' s residence.

High-profile women appointees included Socialist stalwart Carmen Calvo, who becomes deputy prime minister; Budget Director-General at the European Commission Nadia Calvino, named economy minister; and state prosecutor Dolores Delgado, who becomes justice minister.

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Spain ’ s new socialist prime minister has appointed 11 women and six men to his cabinet , saying his new government is Announcing his choices at a press conference on Wednesday evening, Pedro Sánchez said his would be the first majority -female cabinet since Spain returned to democracy

Spain ’ s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez has named his cabinet with women earning the majority of the top government jobs.Mr Sanchez announced his new cabinet members at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts for the first time in the country’s

With parliament fragmented, major policy shifts will be hard for Sanchez to push through, but quick wins on consensual, popular proposals could allow him to stay in office or potentially win a snap election if the government fails to last until the end of its scheduled term in 2020.

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Spain ' s new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez named his cabinet on Wednesday, with women taking most of the posts at the top of government for the first time in the country's history. Sanchez, whose Socialist party holds just 84 of 350 parliamentary seats, was propelled into office on Friday after.

One of his biggest challenges will be rebuilding relations with the northeastern region of Catalonia, which held a divisive referendum on independence last year that culminated in the imposition of direct rule by Madrid.

He must stay firm on his party's support for Spanish unity, enshrined in the country's constitution, yet open lines of communication to repair relations with the region's re-appointed government, which remains fiercely pro-independence.

He named two Catalans to cabinet posts, though his choice of vocal pro-unity former European Parliament president Josep Borrell as foreign minister angered secessionists.

Spain's Costa first player to be awarded World Cup goal through VAR .
Diego Costa's equaliser for Spain against Portugal on Friday was the first time a World Cup goal was awarded after a review from the video assistant referee (VAR). The striker's goal was allowed to stand despite a collision with defender Pepe.Costa ran into the Portuguese centre back in the build-up to his equaliser in the 24th minute to cancel out Cristiano Ronaldo's fourth-minute penalty.Italian referee Gianluca Rocchi gave the goal after consulting the VAR team.

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