PRESS RELEASE 134
Meeting between the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation and the Secretary-General of the OECD
22/11/2018

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation, Josep Borrell, today joined the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Ángel Gurría, within the framework of his visit to Spain.

Minister Josep Borrell and Secretary-General Ángel Gurría exchanged opinions regarding the current situation of the international economy, and particularly the Spanish economy. In this regard, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation highlighted the support and trust placed in Spain by the organisation, especially throughout the economic situation over the last few years.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation also emphasised Spain's commitment to multilateralism and analysed the OECD’s expansion process with Secretary-General Ángel Gurría. Minister Josep Borrell expressed the support of the Spanish Government for the legitimate incorporation of each of the applicant countries, as well as its contribution to the international system. This expansion benefits the economic governance of each member state, as well as the global projection of the OECD model.

 

 

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