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Montevideo, June 22nd 2024 - 02:30 UTC

Tag: Pedro Sanchez

  • Thursday, May 23rd 2024 - 19:17 UTC

    Lula says recognition of Palestine's statehood “a historic decision”

    Brazil was one of the first Latin American countries to recognize Palestine's statehood back in 2010, also under President Lula

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Wednesday's recognition of Palestine's statehood by Spain, Ireland, and Norway was a “historic decision,” Agencia Brasil reported Thursday. The South American leader also said that the measure will have a positive effect on efforts to find peace in the Middle East.

  • Wednesday, May 22nd 2024 - 23:03 UTC

    Spain, Norway, and Ireland recognize Palestine's statehood

    Terrorism pays, Israel's Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz said after the announcements

    Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez Wednesday announced that his country would be recognizing Palestine's statehood as of May 28. In addition to Spain, Norway and the Republic of Ireland will be adopting the same stance. It was the Socialist leader's second bold diplomatic move this week after pulling Madrid's Ambassador María Jesús Alonso Jiménez from Buenos Aires. Of the 193 United Nations member states, 143 have recognized an independent state of Palestine, including China and Russia.

  • Tuesday, May 21st 2024 - 23:41 UTC

    Spain pulls ambassador from Buenos Aires permanently

    Milei says Sánchez will be laughed at for his decision

    The Government of Spain announced Tuesday that it would be pulling Ambassador María Jesús Alonso Jiménez from Buenos Aires on a permanent basis after Argentine President Javier Milei's derogatory comments about Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez during the weekend in Madrid.

  • Monday, May 20th 2024 - 10:59 UTC

    Milei's words in Spain trigger new diplomatic conflict

    Spain wants an apology that is not going to happen, according to Spokesman Adorni

    Argentine President Javier Milei insisted on questioning Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's wife's clear sheet and triggered yet another diplomatic controversy for the South American country since he took office on Dec. 10, 2023.

  • Monday, May 20th 2024 - 10:54 UTC

    Spanish lawmaker supports Milei through diplomatic controversy

    Álvarez de Toledo, who also holds Argentine citizenship, spoke of “double standards” within Spain's government

    Spanish Congresswoman Cayetana Álvarez de Toledo y Peralta Ramos supported Argentine President Javier Milei's statements about Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's wife Begoña Gómez. The Popular Party (PP) lawmaker grew up in Buenos Aires and has Argentine and French citizenships, in addition to her Spanish nobility titles.

  • Monday, May 6th 2024 - 18:52 UTC

    No diplomatic conflict between Argentina and Spain following Minister's remarks about Milei

    Adorni stressed the matter should not escalate any further

    Spain's Government Monday ruled out any diplomatic conflict with Argentina after Transport Minister Oscar Puente's derogatory remarks last week against Javier Milei, whose spokesman Manuel Adorni said in Buenos Aires that “for us, it is a settled issue.”

  • Saturday, May 4th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Milei's Office condemns slanderous statements by Spanish official

    PM Sánchez has more urgent matters to focus on, the Office of the Argentine President said in a statement

    The Government of Argentina was angered Friday after Spain's Transport Minister Oscar Puente said President Javier Milei was “ingesting substances.” Casa Rosada replied with a communiqué outlining the alleged involvement of Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's wife in a case of corruption that nearly led to his resignation and insisted Madrid should remain focused on those affairs.

  • Friday, March 8th 2024 - 08:47 UTC

    Spanish PM insists before Lula: EU needs new partners such as Mercosur

    Brazil and Spain are facing “extremism, the denial of politics, and hate speech, fueled by fake news,” Lula told Sánchez

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez Wednesday signed a series of bilateral agreements at the Planalto Palace. The documents dealt with communications; science, technology, public administration, and health issues, Agencia Brasil reported. Both heads of government also concurred on the importance of expanding political, commercial, and investment relations.

  • Monday, February 26th 2024 - 11:04 UTC

    Paraguayan President kicks off busy agenda in Spain

    Peña is to stay in Spain until March 1

    Paraguayan President Santiago Peña landed in Barcelona Sunday for a series of engagements with Spanish authorities, including Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and King Felipe VI. In the meantime, the South American leader held encounters with local businessmen and Barcelona City officials.

  • Monday, January 29th 2024 - 10:40 UTC

    Tuesday Spanish congress votes on amnesty for Catalan separatist leaders, massive protests

    Demonstrators held numerous Spanish and EU flags, but also as placards reading “No to amnesty” and “Sanchez traitor,” in reference to president Pedro Sánchez of the center-left PSOE party

    Some 50,000 people, according to police estimates, gathered in the Spanish capital Madrid on Sunday to reject a fragile coalition government proposed amnesty for Catalan separatists.