MFA Statements

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4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus

4th Committee of UN General Assembly adopts Decision on Gibraltar by consensus The Government of Spain welcomes the approval by consensus on Tuesday, 8 November, of a Decision on the issue of Gibraltar presented by the Chairman of the 4th Committee of the United Nations General Assembly. 08/11/2016 This Decision urges Spain and the United Kingdom to reach a definitive [...]

10/11/2016|Categories: MFA Statements, Spain at the UN|

Nuclear test on Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)

Following the announcement today by the government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) of having conducted a new nuclear test, the government of Spain strongly condemns this action, a flagrant violation of several resolutions of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). 09/09/2016 This last test, the second this year and the fifth since 2006, is a very serious [...]

09/09/2016|Categories: MFA Statements, Spain at the UN|

Terrorist attacks in Kabul

Spain strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks carried out in Kabul on the Ministry of Defence, the security forces and the humanitarian non-governmental organisation Pamlarena. Several dozen people were killed and many more were injured in these attacks. 06/09/2016 The Government of Spain expresses its deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the victims and to all the people [...]

07/09/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

New government in Tunisia

The Government of Spain welcomes the approval by the Tunisian Parliament of a government of national unity backed by a broad majority of the political parties, which will be headed up by Prime Minister Youssef Chahed to whom it expressed its warm congratulations while acknowledging the progress made by the previous government headed up by Habib Essib. 27/08/2016 Through this [...]

27/08/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

Terrorist attack in Gaziantep, in southeast Turkey

Spain strongly condemns the atrocious terrorist attack carried out late on Saturday night in the town of Gaziantep, in southeast Turkey, killing at least 50 people and injuring another 94. 21/08/2016 The attack was carried out in the middle of a wedding celebration being held in the street. The Government of Spain expresses its deepest sympathies to the families and [...]

21/08/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

Attacks in Turkey

Spain strongly condemns the terrorist attacks carried out on Tuesday and Wednesday on two police stations in the provinces of Van and Elazig, in southeast Turkey, leaving several victims dead and injuring dozens of others. 18/08/2016 The Government of Spain expresses its deepest sympathies to the families of the victims, wishes those injured a speedy and full recovery, and trusts [...]

18/08/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

Military operations against DAESH in Libya

The government is closely monitoring the military operations being carried out by United States Air Force against positions held by the terrorist group DAESH in Sirte, in Libya. 02/08/2016 These operations, of which the Government of Spain had been informed prior to their commencement, are being carried out upon a request from the Libyan Government of National Accord, as indicated [...]

02/08/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

Settlements in East Jerusalem

Spain deeply regrets the decision taken by the Israeli authorities to authorise the construction of 770 new housing units in settlements to the south of Gilo, in East Jerusalem, which will have a very negative impact on the life of the Palestinian communities in the area. 28/07/2016 Spain considers that these settlements are illegal under international law and that, as [...]

28/07/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|

Shooting incident in Munich

Spain wishes to convey, following the attacks on Friday, its full support and affection for the people of Germany and, in particular, the inhabitants of Munich, who have suffered the senselessness of a cowardly and criminal attack that took the lives of many people and left a large number of others injured, for whom we wish a prompt recovery. 23/07/2016 [...]

23/07/2016|Categories: MFA Statements, Uncategorized|

Terrorist attack in Germany

The Government of Spain expresses its disgust and strong condemnation of the terrorist attack on Monday, 18 July in a train close to Wurzburg, in the south of Germany, which left several passengers injured. 19/07/2016 Spain expresses its support for the victims of this cowardly and abominable action, and wishes all those injured a speedy and full recovery. The government [...]

19/07/2016|Categories: MFA Statements|