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Spanish left-wing Basque nationalist and separatist political coalition AMAIUR members leave in protest moments before polls in Spain's lower house of parliament on June 11, 2014 during a session to vote on the bill allowing the abdication of King Juan Carlos with the senate following suite on June 17. Both the ruling Popular Party and opposition Socialists back Felipe's succession, Spanish lawmakers are then expected to swear in the 46-year-old future King Felipe VI at a ceremony -- to which no foreign dignitaries have been invited -- on June 19, although the date has not yet been finalised.
Spanish left-wing Basque nationalist and separatist political coalition AMAIUR members leave in protest moments before polls in Spain's lower house of parliament on June 11, 2014 during a session to vote on the bill allowing the abdication of King Juan Carlos with the senate following suite on June 17. Both the ruling Popular Party and opposition Socialists back Felipe's succession, Spanish lawmakers are then expected to swear in the 46-year-old future King Felipe VI at a ceremony -- to which no foreign dignitaries have been invited -- on June 19, although the date has not yet been finalised.

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