Joe Biden and President Pedro Sánchez of Spain spoke today about the latest developments in Afghanistan.
The President of the United States, Joe Biden, and the President of Spain, Pedro Sánchez, spoke to one another today about their joint efforts in Afghanistan.
The two men are thankful for the bravery of European Union personnel working to evacuate people and Afghans who supported EU work in Afghanistan. They also thanked other vulnerable Afghan nationals who were evacuated.
President Biden praised Spain for its leadership in rallying international support for Afghan women and girls. He also thanked President Sánchez for Spain’s temporary housing of Afghans at risk who are bound for the United States.
Biden and President Sánchez agreed to continue working together in the months ahead on a plan for the future of Afghanistan. Biden and President Sánchez also discussed Venezuela, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Ukraine, and Turkey.
Biden and President Sánchez pledged to continue their cooperation on global issues. Biden also thanked President Sánchez for Spain’s help enabling the U.S. embassy in Venezuela to resume operations. The Biden-Sánchez call lasted about
President Joe Biden and Spanish Executive President Pedro Sánchez have discussed by phone this Saturday the collaboration between both governments to evacuate citizens of Afghanistan after the takeover of the Taliban. In their conversation, they addressed “various topics of common interest”, including the situation in Afghanistan. The US State Department has previously thanked 26 countries that have been “
“I just had a productive conversation with President Joe Biden, @POTUS, in which we discussed various issues of mutual interest, especially the current situation in Afghanistan and our collaboration to evacuate citizens from that country,” said Sánchez on social media alongside an image of him speaking over the phone.
The Biden Administration has yet to comment on the matter. The Democratic president was scheduled to travel to his residence in Wilmington (Delaware) this Saturday, but the trip was canceled at the last minute and he remains in Washington.
The United States Department of State thanked Friday “to US allies, especially” those who “have been instrumental” in carrying out the evacuation of Kabul and moving US nationals at risk.
The list mentioned 26 countries, including Germany, Italy, France, the United Arab Emirates, and Turkey. Friday’s call with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi “was primarily a discussion on Afghanistan policy,” according to the White House.
After the Taliban took control in Afghanistan, outgoing US President Joe Biden attempted to reach out to several international leaders. On Tuesday, October 2nd afternoon, he called British Prime Minister Boris Johnson while on Wednesday he spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The day before yesterday Carr called French President Emmanuel Macron and talks are underway between the two countries.