Latvia hosts the meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers
NATO's foreign ministers meet these days and tomorrow in Riga to address, over 5 sessions, the most challenges facing the organization, that specialize in Russia, non-proliferation and disarmament; the Strategic Concept of the Alliance; Ukraine and Georgia; Afghanistan; and also the Western Balkans.
Relations between the Atlantic Alliance and Moscow have cornered the first meeting nowadays, which have addressed the recent immigration crisis in Belarus, which condemned the Alliance and that responded by suspending its partnership with Minsk.
In the debate round the definition of a new Strategic Concept for the organization, that will be approved at the subsequent Madrid summit in June 202a pair of, Spain has defended the reinforcement of the transatlantic link and a greater presence of the South in NATO and of NATO within the South.
Tomorrow the second day of labor can address things in Ukraine and Georgia, in that their respective foreign officials, Dmytro Kuleba and David Zalkaliani can participate.
NATO will gift its session on Afghanistan as a crucial reflection on the “lessons learned” from the allied presence in that country for twenty years and will gift a end of “Conclusions and Recommendations”, which highlights the great work of evacuation massive in extreme conditions, of which the Spanish government was a nice example.
The last meeting, that will conjointly be attended by the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, can be dedicated to the Western Balkans, against the backdrop of the institutional crisis in Bosnia-Herzegovina and also the recent tensions between Serbia and Kosovo.
The Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation, José Manuel Albares, met today with the foreign officials of Latvia, Edgars Rinkevics, and of Iceland, Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson, and additionally has several bilateral conferences scheduled for tomorrow.
Before taking part within the Meeting of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Atlantic Alliance, Minister Albares visited the nearly 350 Spanish troopers who serve in Latvia, as part of NATO's Permanent Advanced Presence mission.