PRESS RELEASE 173
State Secretary for European Union meets in Madrid with his Croatian counterpart
17/12/2019

The State Secretary for the European Union (Spanish acronym: SEUE), Marco Aguiriano, held a meeting on Tuesday with the State Secretary for European Affairs of Croatia, Andreja Metelko-Zgombic. This meeting, held within the framework of the trip by the Croatian State secretary to Madrid to attend the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM), was used to address issues of bilateral and EU interest for both Spain and Croatia.

As from 1 January 2020, the Rotating Presidency of the EU Council will be held for the first time by the Republic of Croatia, a member of the European Union since 2013. The SEUE expressed his desire for the Croatian Presidency to be as successful as possible. Furthermore, the SEUE conveyed Spain’s position on a series of questions that will be key during the Croatian Presidency – Brexit, negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework, the Green New Deal to fight the climate emergency and the need to establish a common migratory policy that contains a fair balance in terms of responsibility and solidarity between Member States.

The two State secretaries displayed similar opinions on the main aspects of these issues, and undertook to establish greater ties between the two countries, both at a political and a cultural level. The SEUE expressed his support for the incorporation of Croatia in the Eurozone and the Schengen Area as a full member, as well as his commitment to visit Croatia during its Rotating Presidency.

 

 

 


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