On December 27, 2011, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias attended the opening of the Tenth Legislature Parliament in Madrid, Spain.

Upon their arrival the royal foursome were received by the prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, and the Chief of State of Defense, Julio Rodríguez Fernández.

Once inside the Spanish Parliament building His Majesty King Juan Carlos I delivered a speech in front of 350 deputies and 264 senators elected by the popular vote in the recent November 20, 2011 elections.

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Photo courtesy of Casa de Su Majestad el Rey