Leader of the Popular Party (PP) and Spain's caretaker Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy delivers as speech after a meeting of the national executive committee held one day after the Spanish general elections, at the PP headquarters in Madrid, on June 27, 2016.
Spain hoped on June 27 that repeat weekend elections would unblock the country's political paralysis after the conservatives came out strengthened with more seats, although they still face resistance from hostile rivals. / AFP / JOSE JORDAN        (Photo credit should read JOSE JORDAN/AFP/Getty Images)