The Prime Minister of Spain, Pedro Sanchez, will journey to Washington on Might 12 on the invitation of his US counterpart, Joe Biden, in a gathering the place the battle in Ukraine will likely be one of many central points.
“The 2 leaders will evaluation our efforts as NATO allies and shut companions to strengthen our relationship of bilateral protection, transatlantic safety, and financial prosperity,” mentioned White Home Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre throughout the common night assembly with journalists.
Sanchez and Biden can even reaffirm their “unwavering assist for Ukraine and our efforts to impose prices on the Kremlin as Russia continues its brutal battle of aggression,” Jean-Pierre added.
“The 2 leaders will coordinate quite a lot of points as Spain prepares to imagine the rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union in July, together with local weather change and expanded cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean,” he concluded.
It is going to be the primary go to to the White Home by a socialist Spanish authorities president since 2009, when Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero traveled to Washington invited by Barack Obama, of whom Biden was vice chairman.
Based on Moncloa, the assembly “will make it potential to deepen the already shut relations that exist between Spain and the US, two pleasant, companion and allied nations. Each leaders will reaffirm their dedication to the transatlantic hyperlink and agency assist for Ukraine within the face of Russian aggression.”
Pedro Sanchez acquired to Joe Biden on the Moncloa final June, throughout the US president’s journey to take part within the Summit of the North Atlantic Treaty Group (NATO), held in Madrid.
The Spanish president has reaffirmed his assist for peace in Ukraine and not too long ago met along with his Chinese language counterpart, Xi Jinping, to attempt to discover a resolution to the battle that has lasted for greater than a 12 months.