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Read the official statements issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

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  • 16.08.2017.
    Spain condemns the terrorist attack on a restaurant in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, on 13 August, in which at least 17 people were killed and several others were injured
  • 16.08.2017.
    Spain expresses its outrage at the terrorist attacks on installations of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the cities of Douentza and Timbuktu, killing at least nine people associated with the mission, including a peacekeeper from Togo, a member of the Malian Armed Forces and a member of the country’s gendarmes. At least another eight members of the mission were also injured
  • 16.08.2017.
    Spain strongly condemns Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in the Nigerian city of Mandarari, in Borno state, in the northeast of the country, killing at least 30 people and injuring another 83, following three women blowing themselves up in a local market and in a refugee camp
  • 15.08.2017.
    Spain regrets the high number of victims caused by the torrential rain and mudslides that have affected Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone
  • 13.08.2017.
    The Government of Spain congratulates the President-elect of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, on his victory in the elections on 8 August
  • 11.08.2017.
    The Government of Spain welcomes the publication of the provisional results of the legislative elections in Senegal on 30 July, and urges all the Senegalese political forces and institutions to maintain constructive dialogue and makes use of the legally-established channels to continue working towards a more prosperous and safer Senegal
  • 04.08.2017.
    On 4 August 1992, the Kingdom of Spain and the Republic of Tajikistan established diplomatic relations. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of this event, Spain wishes to express its satisfaction at the positive development of bilateral relations over these last 25 years and at the collaboration established between our two nations.
  • 31.07.2017.
    Spain regrets the fact that the Government of Venezuela has decided to go ahead with the constituent process that is not accepted by most Venezuelans and which violates fundamental democratic principles.
  • 31.07.2017.
    The Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Madrid was summoned on Monday, 31 July to the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation to convey to him the outright rejection and condemnation of the Government of Spain of the ballistic missile test carried out on Friday, 31 July. The ambassador was reminded that the Government of the DPRK continues to violate the pertinent resolutions of the Security Council and endanger international peace and security.
  • 28.07.2017.
    The Council of Ministers approved the National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights on Thursday, 28 July, upon a proposal from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.


  • 18 Aug @SpainMFA * #BarcelonaAttack Our deepest condolences to the families and friends of victims. Terror will not prevail. Thank you for all your messages.
  • 18 Aug @SpainMFA * Following the situation in #Ramblas #Barcelona Please follow instructions of @policia @mossos @emergenciescat The v…
  • 18 Aug @SpainMFA * @alexbojalil @police @mossos @emergenciescat Thanks Alex, we are going to write a new tweet.
  • 17 Aug @SpainMFA * Please restrict pics and videos of the events in las #Ramblas in #Barcelona and follow official accounts @policia…
  • 17 Aug @SpainMFA * Van crashes into pedestrians in central #Barcelona; stay inside and away from #LasRamblas; follow advice of authori…
  • 17 Aug @SpainMFA * 6⃣ challenges to conflict prevention #PreventiveDiplomacy #Spain
  • 17 Aug @SpainMFA * Today’s world encourages a change from a reactive culture to a preventive culture #PreventiveDiplomacy #Spain…
  • 16 Aug @SpainMFA * Spain appalled by the terrorist attack against @UN_MINUSMA in #Duentza & #Timbuktu Our sympathies are w/ the people of #Mali
  • 16 Aug @SpainMFA * 🇧🇫Condemn fully horrific attack against a restaurant in #Ouagadougou Our thoughts are w/ the victims & people of #BurkinaFaso
  • 16 Aug @SpainMFA * RT @MarcaEspanaEN: 100 projects selected to participate in the leading entrepreneurial summit in Southern Europe @south_summit
  • 16 Aug @SpainMFA * RT @MarcaEspanaEN: Take an audiovisual trip all around the world and see where Spain has left its mark #SpainEverywhere
  • 16 Aug @SpainMFA * #Spain global leader in #tourism : #HistoricalHeritage #Gastronomy #Biodiversity #BlueFlagBeaches high-quality…
  • 15 Aug @SpainMFA * Adapting our services to the demands of society with a network of profiles #digitaldiplomacy
  • 14 Aug @SpainMFA * In 2016, we proposed the creation of a Special Representative of the UNSG 4 the safety of journalists #PressFreedom…
  • 13 Aug @SpainMFA * #Spain congratulates @UKenyatta following his re-election as President & Kenyan people for #Kenyaelection2017


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