Spain - Meeting between Jean-Marc Ayrault and his counterpart (Paris, December 7, 2016)


Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, received his Spanish counterpart, Alfonso Maria Dastis Quecedo, on December 7.

This is the first visit to Paris by the Spanish minister of foreign affairs and cooperation since he assumed office on November 4.

The ministers discussed the initiatives underway to revitalize Europe based on the priorities identified in Bratislava, including European defense, employment, growth and young people, as well as the various components of our bilateral relations.

This meeting also provided an opportunity to discuss cooperation between France and Spain within the UN Security Council in preparation for Spain’s presidency in December.