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Spain's Sanchez will call other parties to break political deadlock

FILE PHOTO: Spanish acting Prime Minister and Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez gestures as he speaks during a campaign closing rally ahead of general election, in Alcala de Henares, near Madrid, Spain November 8, 2019. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain’s Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez said on Sunday that he would call other party leaders starting on Monday to tackle a political stalemate after the country’s fourth election in four years again delivered a hung parliament.

Acting Prime Minister Sanchez said he aimed to form a stable, “progressive” government.

Reporting by Jesus Aguado, Belen Carreno, Ashifa Kassam; Writing by Andrei Khalip