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History

Learn about the history of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, its Ministers, and information about its headquarters, protocol and international treaties.

  • History of the Ministry

    Spanish diplomacy, led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, traces its origins back more than five centuries, and has undergone many transformations over the course of history.

  • Headquarters

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation carries out its functions in five principal buildings, namely, Viana Palace, Santa Cruz Palace, Torres Ágora building, the AECID building, and the Diplomatic School.

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  • 20 Oct @SpainMFA * #Raqqa #Syria has been liberated from #Daesh Congralutations to our @coalition partner @CJTFOIR. A mayor step in the fight against terrorism
  • 20 Oct @SpainMFA * Today the King and Queen of #Spain are presiding over the #PrincessAsturiasAwards ceremony. See list of laureates a… https://t.co/VZBltbOcSk
  • 20 Oct @SpainMFA * 🇫🇷 Meeting between Foreign Minister @AlfonsoDastisQ and his French counterpart @JY_LeDrian today. #France #Espagne https://t.co/tXJFvqV3zp
  • 20 Oct @SpainMFA * Brussels is hosting the European Council to tackle topics such as migration, defence, foreign affairs, digitalisati… https://t.co/9ZInMscanU
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  • 19 Oct @SpainMFA * Spanish Goverment’s official answer: We will continue to implement the procedures established on #Article155 of the… https://t.co/xPIs6IgtYL
  • 19 Oct @SpainMFA * RT @SpainMFA: 🇯🇵 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs @ICastroSEAEX has attended XIX #Spain-#Japan Forum on 4th Industrial Revolution and…
  • 19 Oct @SpainMFA * RT @MarcaEspanaEN: Today and every day, fighting and preventing #BreastCancer together. #BreastCancerAwareness #DíaMundialdelCáncerdeMama h…
  • 19 Oct @SpainMFA * 🇯🇵 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs @ICastroSEAEX has attended XIX #Spain-#Japan Forum on 4th Industrial Revo… https://t.co/sZixLQIkIt
  • 18 Oct @SpainMFA * RT @AlfonsoDastisQ: Important meeting to intensify bilateral relations @KlausIohannis. Warm welcome #Bucarest @teodormelescanu https://t.co
  • 18 Oct @SpainMFA * .@MarianoRajoy : ‘They silence the opposition and tried to destroy the Constitution and their own Statute of Autono… https://t.co/HpUzQK7a3w
  • 18 Oct @SpainMFA * .@MarianoRajoy today in #Parliament : ‘Deadline until tomorrow, Mr Puigdemont has an opportunity to clarify if he d… https://t.co/6wAXCCG2JT
  • 18 Oct @SpainMFA * 🇵🇹 Our deepest sympathy goes to all the victims and those affected by the wildfires in our neighbour #Portugal.
  • 18 Oct @SpainMFA * Spain has suffered serious fires in #Galicia and #Asturias. We share the grief with our fellow citizens affected.
  • 18 Oct @SpainMFA * RT @SpainInTheUSA: #DidYouKnow that there are 57.5 million Spanish speakers in the U.S.? Even more than in Spain! 🇪🇸 🇺🇸 https://t.co/K7DO

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    Plaza de la Provincia, 1
    28012 MADRID
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