Mariano Rajoy defend himself and the Popular Party against accusations of corruption on Wednesday morning, after being forced to appear in parliament by opposition groups.

The Prime Minister claimed he had made 52 statements on corruption over the years, and answered 32 questions related to fraud during Prime Minister's Questions sessions in the lower house.

"I have always appeared before this chamber […] that is my duty as Prime Minister."

"You have not told the truth about the funding of your party", Margarita Robles, spokeswoman for the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE), retorted, adding that the PM should "resign out of dignity".

"Only someone who is incompetent could not know what was happening in his party", said Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias: "the conclusion is that you ...

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