Spain National Day 2020

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO Spain National Day October 12, 2020 On behalf of the government of the United States and the American people, I offer my congratulations to the people of Spain on the occasion of the Fiesta Nacional de España. The United States counts Spain as one of its strongest Allies and …

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Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Spanish Foreign Minister Gonzalez Laya

Secretary Pompeo’s Call with Spanish Foreign Minister Gonzalez Laya U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson March 16, 2020 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya.  The Secretary and the Foreign Minister discussed efforts to deal with the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Madrid, U.S. Consulate General Barcelona

Location:  Spain Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high. On March 14, the Department of State authorized the departure from any diplomatic or consular post worldwide of U.S. personnel and family members who have been medically determined to …

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Deputy Chief of Mission Ziff Speaks at Navy League’s Madrid Council

On November 21, U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Benjamin Ziff spoke at the Navy League’s Madrid Council. DCM Ziff highlighted the long-standing and significant ties between Spain and the United States and noted how our deep relations strengthens security. DCM Ziff thanked the hundreds of Spaniards taking part in various NATO missions and pointed …

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Ambassador Duke Buchan III at the XXIV United States-Spain Forum

Ambassador Duke Buchan III participated in the XXIV United States-Spain Forum in San Antonio, Texas, on November 1-2.  Organized by the US-Spain Council and the Fundación Consejo España-Estados Unidos, this year’s location highlighted the history and the foundation of the United States of America as a nation.  Founded as a Spanish mission (known as El …

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Statement on Occasion of Spain National Day

Statement by Secretary Pompeo Spain National Day October 12, 2019 On behalf of the American people and the Government of the United States of America, I send my best wishes to the people of Spain as you celebrate the Fiesta Nacional de España. The United States and Spain are united by shared history and common …

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Assistant Secretary Marie Royce Celebrates International Day of Rural Women with IVLP Alumna

On October 15, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Marie Royce took part in the AFAMMER (Association of Rural  Families and Women) celebration of the International Day of Rural Women in Socuellamos, a village in La Mancha, during her visit to Spain. Assistant Secretary Royce was invited to address over 500 …

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President Trump Welcomes King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain to the White House

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release                               June 19, 2018   REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND HIS MAJESTY KING FELIPE VI OF SPAIN BEFORE BILATERAL MEETING Oval Office 2:19 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  It’s a great honor to have the King and Queen of Spain, …

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U.S. Implementation, Oversight and Enforcement of the EU-U.S. & Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks

May 1, 2018: From January 2017 through May 2018, the U.S. Government has taken action to support the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks. These measures enhance privacy protections for EU and Swiss individuals, while ensuring that American and European businesses can count on the Privacy Shield to deliver innovative products and services across the Atlantic. …

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Ambassador Duke Buchan III Presents Credentials to His Majesty King Felipe VI

On Thursday, January 18, Duke Buchan III presented his Letters of Credence to His Majesty King Felipe VI during an official ceremony at the Royal Palace. He thus officially becomes the new U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Spain. The credentialing ceremony dates back to the eighteenth century and maintains traditions that have remained virtually the same to this …

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Remarks by President Trump and President Rajoy of Spain Before Bilateral Meeting

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release September 26, 2017   PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  It’s a great honor to have President Rajoy of Spain.  He’s somebody highly respected — highly respected — in this country. We have a very, very close relationship with Spain.  And, Mr. President, …

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