November 10, 2019 / 10:40 PM / 3 days ago

Spain's Ciudadanos says 'no excuses' for bad result

The centre-right Ciudadanos' (Citizens) leader and candidate Albert Rivera casts his vote during Spain's general election in Pozuelo de Alarcon, outside Madrid, Spain, November 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

MADRID (Reuters) - The leader of Spain’s centre-right Ciudadanos party, Albert Rivera, on Sunday said there was “no excuses” for his party’s collapse in a general election.

Ciudadanos won 10 seats on Sunday, down from 57 in a previous election in April.

Rivera said his party’s executive committee would meet on Monday and that he would then call a party congress, where the members and activists would decide on Ciudadanos’ future.

Reporting by Jesus Aguado, Ashifa Kassam, Belen Carreno; Writing by Nathan Allen; Editing by Ingrid Melander

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