Sanchez will visit the President of the United States at the White House on May 12 – Publimetro México

Sanchez will visit the President of the United States at the White House on May 12 – Publimetro México

Madrid, 19 years old (TV Europe)

The visit to the Oval Office will allow deepening relations between Spain and the United States, “two countries that are friends, partners and allies,” according to Moncloa, as well as reaffirm the transatlantic link and support Ukraine in the face of Russia. aggression.

Sanchez and Biden will also address the interest of the two parties in strengthening their cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the way to jointly confront global challenges such as climate change and the defense of democracy and the international order.

In addition, the two leaders will discuss the outlines of the upcoming Presidency of the Council of the European Union, which Spain takes over on July 1. In the bilateral field, the two sides will review the already existing cooperation “in many fields, commensurate with the intensity and breadth of relations between the two countries.”

The visit was also confirmed by the White House spokeswoman, Karen Jean-Pierre, who said this afternoon at a press conference that the two leaders will talk about strengthening bilateral relations in the areas of defense, transatlantic security and economic prosperity, as close NATO allies. .

He also indicated that Sanchez and Biden would talk about their continued support for Ukraine and their efforts to impose sanctions on the Kremlin while Russia continues its “brutal aggression” against Ukraine.

He also indicated that they will address a series of issues as Spain prepares to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union, including climate change and expanding cooperation in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Biden actually visited Sanchez in La Moncloa in June last year, during the NATO summit held in Madrid, which brought together a large number of world leaders in Spain. On that day, the two leaders signed an agreement to deploy two new destroyers at the Rota Naval Base (Cádiz), which were added to the four already in place since 2014 and 2015.

The visit will take place, on May 12, on the same day that campaigning begins for the municipal and regional elections of May 28, which Sanchez had intended to open in Seville.

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