WORLD Spain PM says to seek one-month extension of state of emergency

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Spain PM says to seek one-month extension of state of emergency

AFP

20:26, May 16, 2020

Spain's government will seek a fresh extension of its state of emergency that will last "about a month" until the transition out of lockdown is completed, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday. 

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"It should be the last state of emergency (period) and will continue until the end of the rollback. For that reason.. instead of being a 15-day (extension) it will be for about a month," he said in a televised address. 

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