Secretary Blinken’s Call with Spanish Foreign Minister González Laya

June 11, 2021

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price

Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González Laya to reaffirm the strong U.S.-Spain alliance, friendship, and Transatlantic relationship.  Secretary Blinken emphasized the U.S. commitment to migration conducted through regular channels and in a safe, orderly, and humane manner.  The Secretary also reiterated U.S. support for NATO, including an increase to common funding, and highlighted our commitment to working with the EU and other partners to address shared challenges, including in the Middle East, Venezuela, and Nicaragua.