Spain's socialist prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, announces Friday that he prints the options for the organisation of the 28. april.
Sanchez announces the decision at a televised news conference Friday morning - two days after parliament voted down mindretalsregeringens draft budget law.
- In a situation where I must choose between nothing to do and continue on without a budget or ask about the Spanish population's opinion, I choose the latter, says Sanchez.
- Spain must make progress and move forward with tolerance, respect, self-restraint and common sense.
Sanchez states that he has asked to have parliament dissolved.
- I will ask the printer to print options for the organisation of the 28. april.
the Choice to print at a time when political tensions take on - among other things, in the relationship between the central government in Madrid and the separatist movement in Catalonia.