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Spain's Oppn concedes defeat in general elections

The government of Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero earlier claimed victory.

world Updated: Mar 11, 2008 08:42 IST

AFP
Hindustantimes
         

Spain's conservative opposition Popular Party conceded defeat to the ruling Socialists in general elections on Sunday.

"It seems that the (Socialist) victory is clear and they have won a good fight," the PP's chief strategist, Pio Garcia Escudero, said in a televised address.

The government of Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero earlier claimed victory.

"It is a great victory," the Socialist Party's secretary general, Jose Blanco, annnounced on television. "With Zapatero, Spain in 2012 will be better than in 2008."