Sanchez lands in Washington to meet tomorrow with Biden at the White House
The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has landed this afternoon in Washington DC. on the eve of the meeting he will hold with his U.S. counterpart, Joe Biden, this Friday at the White House. On the table will be from the situation in Ukraine and migration to pending issues between the two countries such as Palomares and U.S. tariffs on black olives.
Sanchez has landed shortly before 17.45. this afternoon local time (23.45 hours in Spain) at Andrews Air Force Base, in the state of Maryland, where he has been received by the Spanish ambassador to the United States, Santiago Cabanas and by the Permanent Observer Ambassador of Spain to the OAS, Carmen Montón.
He was then transferred to your hotellocated in the center of the U.S. capital, just two blocks from the White Housebefore attending an event at the Spanish ambassador’s residence in which he was will be awarded the decoration of the Order of Isabella the Catholic. to the veteran politician of the Democratic Party, Nancy Pelosi.
Predictably, Sánchez will highlight Pelosi’s courage and perseverance, for her defense of democracy and women’s rights, according to Moncloa sources. He will also underline her work for strengthen bilateral relations between Spain and the United States.
Sanchez arrives in a United States in which much of the media attention is focused on the border with Mexico.because of the tonight ends the so-called ‘Title 42’, the legislation implemented by former President Donald Trump’s administration during the pandemic that allowed for hot returns at the borders, and an increase in migrant arrivals is expected.
The migratory phenomenon will therefore be one of the issues to be addressed by both leaders, after Spain agreed last week to to collaborate with the United States to take in migrants from Central and South America. extending circular migration agreements to select seasonal workers and also selecting potential refugees who, because of their profile and ability to integrate, may be eligible for employment in Spain.
However, from the Executive they have pointed out that. they do not foresee a specific number of people arriving from this region. under these agreements and that in any case it will depend on the needs of the Spanish labor market.