The Spanish Royal Family Preside Over Pascua Militar 2012 in Madrid (VIDEOS)

On January 6, 2012, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe of and Princess Letizia of Asturias presided over Pascua Militar 2012 held at the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain.

After the national anthem followed by a 21-gun salute, His Majesty King Juan Carlos I inspected the royal guards in Armory Square.  Afterward, the royal foursome made their way inside the palace to the Throne Room where His Majesty the King gave a speech in front of dozens of civil and military representatives including the new Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, the Defense Minister, Pedro Moreno, Interior Minister, Jorge Fernandez and Chief of Defense Staff, Admiral General Fernando García Sánchez.

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Source and photo courtesy of Casa de Su Majestad el Rey.