August 3, 2020

Spain’s ex-king Juan Carlos heads for exile under corruption cloud

Madrid (AFP) – Spain’s former king Juan Carlos, who is facing investigation at home and abroad for corruption, announced Monday that he plans to go into exile.The 82-year-old revealed he would leave the country in a letter to his son, the current King Felipe VI who accepted his decision, the royal palace said in a statement.”Guided by the conviction to best serve the people of Spain, its institutions, and you as king, I inform you of my decision at this time to go into exile outside Spain,” Juan Carlos wrote.”It’s a decision I take with deep anguish, but great peace of mind,” he said.Probes ar…


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