Spain sounds alarm over fighter influx from Sahel

By |februar 9th, 2018|Alfonso Dastis, Asylum, Ceuta, Daesh, Islamic State, Libya, Melilla, Morocco, News, refugee crisis, Sahel, Spain, terrorism|

Spain is worried about security on its southern border due to the possible influx of Islamist fighters to West Africa's Sahel region, Spain's foreign minister told AFP in an interview yesterday (8 February).

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Dastis: ‘Not all our bold ideas for eurozone reform will be fulfilled’

By |januar 26th, 2018|Alfonso Dastis, Davos 2018, News, WEF 2018|

Spain's Foreign Affairs Minister Alfonso Dastis had to deal with a diplomatic crisis from the World Economic Forum. When he sat down with EURACTIV for this interview over his lunch, Venezuela already temporally recalled his ambassador from Spain to protest for Spain's intromission in its domestic affairs, Caracas claimed, partly because of the EU sanctions. A couple of hours after the interview concluded, Nicolas Maduro's government expulsed the Spanish ambassador in Caracas.  

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EU willing to increase resources to counter Russian interference

By |november 14th, 2017|Alfonso Dastis, Catalonia, European Parliament, fake news, Federica Mogherini, News, Russia, Russian propaganda|

Following developments in Eastern Europe and Catalonia, EU foreign affairs ministers pledged more resources to fight against foreign interference in Europe, in particular coming from Russian actors.

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UK unveils plans for post-Brexit sanctioning

By |avgust 2nd, 2017|Alfonso Dastis, News, Spain, United Kingdom, Venezuela|

The British government published plans on Wednesday (2 August) for a bill that would give it the legal power to impose sanctions after it leaves the European Union, including making it easier to cut off terrorism funding and freeze assets.

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EU-27 hands Spain veto over Gibraltar’s Brexit deal

By |marec 31st, 2017|Alfonso Dastis, Brexit, Brexit negotiations, Gibraltar, Guy Verhofstadt, News|

Spain is likely to wield a veto over any Brexit deal for Gibraltar after the EU-27 backed Madrid in its draft negotiating guidelines for forthcoming divorce talks between the UK and the bloc.

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Germany backs Spain’s Catalonia position, Scottish comparison avoided

By |marec 29th, 2017|Alfonso Dastis, Carles Puigdemont, Catalonia, Catalonia independence, Germany, Mariano Rajoy, News, Scottish independence, Sigmar Gabriel, Spain|

The German government yesterday (28 March) endorsed Spain's position on Catalonian sovereignty and avoided making any comparisons with Scotland's own push for independence. EURACTIV Spain reports.

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Spanish think tank: Spain needs to anchor itself in EU’s ‘big four’

By |marec 17th, 2017|Alfonso Dastis, Brexit, Catalan independence, Donald Trump, Latin America, Mercosur, News, Scotland, Scottish independence, Spain, TPP, United Kingdom|

Spain has to cement itself among the European Union's 'big four' after the United Kingdom's departure from the bloc, the Elcano Royal Institute's lead analyst told EURACTIV's partner EFE.

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