MADRID — Pablo Iglesias, the leader of Spain’s leftist Podemos party, was an outspoken critic of the EU’s handling of its last economic crisis.
- Guy Hedgecoe
This time around, he has words of praise for the bloc and even for Angela Merkel.
Since founding Podemos in 2014, Iglesias has gone from being a radical opposition figure to a deputy prime minister.
But he insists it’s the EU that’s changed, not him.
“The reaction of Europe, the European Council — the European institutions — to the world economic crisis provoked…