Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell, who is the European Council’s nominee for the European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, is due to pay a visit to Latvia, LETA was told at the Foreign Ministry.
Elections in Spain as a prerequisite for reforms in the European Union
EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has congratulated the country and encouraged the government to continue down the path of responsible budget management
A heightened election season is starting with a jolt this weekend in Spain.
The Regional Minister for Employment, Industry and Tourism of the Principality of Asturias (Spain), Isaac Pola Alonso, and the Chief Transformation Officer of Enagás, Antón Martínez, signed an agreement in Oviedo to develop projects for non-electric renewable energies such as biomethane and green hydrogen in Asturias.
Spanish and French police have dismantled a human trafficking ring that smuggled Chinese migrants into Europe and the United States, arresting 75 suspects including alleged "main operatives" based in Barcelona.
Spain's ambassador to Lithuania Miguel Arias Estévez likes everything about his host country: the food is good, people are friendly, and the climate is perfectly bearable. The ambassador particularly enjoys walking in Lithuania's green forests, something that cannot be found in Spain.
The Great Recession and subsequent debt crisis have left Europe with a deep and painful legacy. Output remains 7 percent below the pre-crisis trend; public debt levels continue to reach historic highs; banks remain fragile; and the Euro area is severely out of balance. To ensure that today’s downturn does not devolve into long-term slow growth and deflationary trends, European policy makers need to respond with far-reaching structural reforms.
When during the meetings in Strasbourg and Kiel (in April 2009) the leaders of NATO decided to start discussions on a new strategic concept of NATO, nobody expected easy agreements. Nevertheless all the countries of the Alliance agreed that the key goal of NATO should be the establishment of the secure political environment. To this end the Alliance shall elaborate effective measures for the elimination of threats.
At an informal meeting of European Union’s foreign ministers on 5-6 March in Córdoba (Spain), Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Audronius Ažubalis and his counterparts discussed the shaping of the new European External Action Service, the EU’s relations with large emerging economies, as well as the situation in the Middle East.