August 21, 2021
Statements and Releases
President Joe Biden and President Pedro Sánchez of Spain spoke today about the latest developments in Afghanistan. They praised the dedication of their personnel in Kabul who are working together to safely evacuate their citizens, Afghans who courageously supported the work of the EU mission, and other vulnerable Afghan nationals. President Biden praised Spain’s leadership in rallying international support for Afghan women and girls. He also thanked President Sánchez for Spain’s assistance in temporarily housing Afghans at risk who are bound for the United States at military bases in Rota and Moron.