State visit by Spanish king to Britain postponed due to snap election

LONDON A planned state visit by King Felipe of Spain and his wife to Britain in June has been postponed for a month to avoid clashing with a snap election called by British Prime Minister Theresa May, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.

After May announced the surprise election for June 8, the Palace said Queen Elizabeth and Felipe had decided to delay the June 6-8 visit. It will now take place from July 12 to 14.

Tensions between Spain and Britain have grown in recent weeks...
source: Reuters

2017-04-21 14:07
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