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Spanish State Visit to Cuba : the photos

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain have carried out a three day State Visit to Cuba. The trip, which some MPs in Madrid tried to stop, took place between November 11th and November 14th and saw the couple visit Havana and Santiago de Cuba. The State Visit was intended to strengthen relations between the two countries as well as celebrate the 500th anniversary of the foundation of Havana.
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Spanish MPs try to stop King Felipe's visit to Cuba

Spanish Vox party MPs have confirmed they will ask their country’s parliament to cancel an upcoming royal visit this month to Cuba by King Felipe VI. Vox party leader, Santiago Abascal, announced the initiative, describing the visit as “madness”. The request to the…
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King Felipe says new elections will take place in Spain this autumn

Political leaders have spent the last two days meeting with the Spanish monarch to try to establish a stable government in the country. King Felipe has now declared the meetings over and said, in a statement on Tuesday evening, that he would not be putting forward a candidate for Prime Minister as none of the parties consulted can command the confidence needed to form an administration. Therefore…
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King Felipe of Spain attends the funeral of Tunisia's president

King Felipe VI of Spain has attended the funeral of Tunisia`s president, Béji Caïd Essebsi. The funeral took place on Saturday July 27th 2019 at the Presidential Palace of Carthage in Tunisia. King Felipe was accompanied by Spain`s Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Borrell. Upon arrival at the Tunis-Carthage International Airport, the Spanish monarch was…
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King Felipe attends the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Spain

On Tuesday, His Majesty King Felipe of Spain attended a ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Spain. After arriving at the ceremony, His Majesty was escorted to the auditorium where he got to see the jubilee short movie about the Fulbright Program. His Majesty the King was accompanied by Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, the Ambassador of…
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