Relatives of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco carry his coffin after his exhumation. Photo: EPA-EFE

Spain says exhumation of former dictator Francisco Franco a step towards reconciliation

  • Francisco Franco ruled Spain between 1939 and 1975 and was buried in a grandiose mausoleum near Madrid
  • The removal of his remains took place after criticism and a protracted legal battle
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Relatives of former Spanish dictator Francisco Franco carry his coffin after his exhumation. Photo: EPA-EFE
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