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  • 16.05.2019.
    The Spanish Government is following with great concern the deterioration of the security situation in the Sahel region in recent weeks and, in particular, would like to condemn the death of 28 soldiers of the Nigerian Armed Forces on Tuesday, 14 May, near of Tongo Tongo, in the Tillabéri region, being victims of an ambush perpetrated by unidentified armed individuals. The Spanish Government wants to convey its deepest condolences to the relatives of the deceased, and wishes the injured a speedy recovery
  • 09.05.2019.
    The Spanish Government strongly condemns the repressive measures adopted by Nicolás Maduro's regime against the National Assembly and numerous members of the opposition in said institution
  • 07.05.2019.
    Yesterday the first edition of the “Festival Europa Libertad”, composed of commemorative events that will take place this week around 9 May, Europe Day, was presented at the headquarters of the European Institutions in Madrid
  • 07.05.2019.
    The Spanish Government congratulates the new president-elect of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo Cohen, and extends its best wishes for success during his term in office
  • 06.05.2019.
    The Spanish Government is following with great concern since last Saturday the events in Israel and the Gaza Strip that have caused many victims among civilians
  • 06.05.2019.
    On 23 April last, the Embassy of Spain in Washington DC received the Global Equality Champion Award from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, a leading organization which defends the rights of LGBTI persons
  • 06.05.2019.
    Spain sends its condolences to the authorities and the people of Russia, as well as to the families and relatives of the victims of the aircraft accident that occurred yesterday in flight number SU1492, during its route from Moscow to Murmansk
  • 06.05.2019.
    The Spanish Government is deeply saddened by the tragedy occurred yesterday in the capital of the Republic of Niger, Niamey, as a consequence of the explosion of a tanker in the airport area, dedicated to a service station, and which has caused dozens of victims and injured
  • 02.05.2019.
    Last Tuesday, 30 April, at approximately 7:00 pm, the Venezuelan opposition leader, Leopoldo López, along with his wife, Lilian Tintori, and his youngest daughter, Federica, requested to be admitted at the Ambassador's Residence in Venezuela. The Government of Spain agreed to such request, being thereof admitted in the diplomatic premises as guests. Leopoldo López has not applied for asylum from the Spanish Government.
  • 30.04.2019.
    The government of Spain is closely following the situation in Venezuela and is making every effort to guarantee the protection of the Spanish community as well as Spanish companies


  • 21 May @SpainMFA * 3️⃣ Spanish projects have been awarded at the 2019 #EuropeanHeritageAwards / #EuropaNostra Awards for their achieve…
  • 21 May @SpainMFA * Queen Letizia of #Spain is in #Geneva on the occasion of the 72nd World Health Assembly #WHA72 @UNGeneva @WHO
  • 21 May @SpainMFA * 🦋👐 Today we celebrate #Natura2000Day! 🇪🇺 #Natura2000 is a fundamental tool for the conservation of #biodiversity i…
  • 21 May @SpainMFA * 🇪🇺 #Spain's Secretary of State for the #EU @marcoaguiriano takes part in the General Affairs Council #CAG in…
  • 20 May @SpainMFA * #Spain takes part in discussions on Universal Health Coverage during the 72nd @WHO Assembly, held at @UNGeneva In…
  • 20 May @SpainMFA * RT @OECD: 💬“We can’t see a person as just a patient. We have to see them in their social and environmental context.” @luisacarcedo shares…
  • 20 May @SpainMFA * #Spain's national health system is "a universal healthcare system that protects the entire population and has a ver…
  • 20 May @SpainMFA * Spanish Minister of #Health @luisacarcedo participates in the 2019 #OECDForum session "Pushing the Frontiers of…
  • 20 May @SpainMFA * The @fundacionyuste offers 200 #grants for those interested in attending the international summer courses of the 20…
  • 20 May @SpainMFA * @AECID_es @aina_calvo ➡️ The Practitioners' Network is a platform for exchange and coordination among European deve…
  • 20 May @SpainMFA * The Director of the Spanish Agency for International Development #Cooperation (@AECID_es), @aina_calvo, attends tod…
  • 18 May @SpainMFA * RT @eu_eeas: Venezuela: International Contact Group´s political mission to Caracas. A political mission composed by representatives of @eu_…
  • 17 May @SpainMFA * 🇪🇸 Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Fernando Valenzuela, at the @coe Ministerial Meeting: "#Spain is committ…
  • 17 May @SpainMFA * Coinciding with the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, we have presented today at the…
  • 17 May @SpainMFA * RT @GlobalSpain: Spain🇪🇸 has the best🥇 Energy and Climate Plan🌱 in the European Union🇪🇺 according to the European Climate Foundation report…


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