In his address Friday, Rajoy acknowledged that some of the measures went against the manifesto commitments with which his party won elections by a large majority in November 2011. He said he was keenly aware of the wave of "skepticism, disappointment and mistrust" that was palpable throughout Spain."We must persevere in the reforms we have undertaken," said Rajoy.
P.M. Rajoy Says Spain Faces Tough Year Ahead
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