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Spanish government claims disputed palace from Franco family

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Justice ministry says sale to dictator of summer residence in Galicia was fraudulentSpain’s socialist government has claimed ownership of Francisco Franco’s summer palace in Galicia in its latest clash with the former dictator’s descendants, who have opposed a plan to exhume his remains from a state mausoleum outside Madrid.The decision to move Franco from his tomb in the Valley of the Fallen, which is carved into a mountainside to the north of the capital and seen by many Spaniards as a monument to fascism, was suspended by the country’s supreme court in June pending appeals by his family. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2019-07-11 17:03:28

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