The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, will meet next Tuesday in Moncloa with the President of the United States, Joe Biden, who will visit Spain to attend the NATO summit, which will be held on June 29 and 30. The White House advanced that Biden would hold meetings with King Felipe VI, and with Sánchez to reaffirm “the strong bilateral relationship”.

The American president will travel to Spain to participate in the NATO summit, which is scheduled to take place between June 29 and 30, after attending the G7 meeting in Germany that will take place between June 26 and 28. On Tuesday, Biden and Sánchez had a telephone conversation to analyze the agenda of the meeting of the Atlantic Alliance.

The head of the Spanish Executive reported the call on social networks: “I have just spoken with President Biden about the next NATO Summit in Madrid, a historic event in which the Alliance will strengthen its unity and cohesion, in defense of the democracy and freedom,” Sánchez wrote. The Spanish president added that Biden thanked him for his efforts to organize the summit, which will be his first visit to Spain since he assumed the US presidency.

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For its part, the White House said in a statement that Biden thanked Sánchez for Spain’s “close collaboration” in response to the war in Ukraine, especially the delivery of humanitarian and security aid. According to the note, the two discussed preparations for the NATO summit and welcomed the opportunity to see each other during that event.

The Alliance partners are expected to approve a new strategic concept at the Madrid meeting and discuss, among other issues, the situation of the war in Ukraine and the requests for NATO membership by Sweden and Finland.


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