About: Jose Manuel García-Margallo

Euro & Finance 04-11-2016

Spain’s Rajoy appoints EU-friendly Cabinet

Spain's leader Mariano Rajoy, starting a second term after months of political paralysis in his country, formed a new cabinet last night (3 November) that looks set to maintain controversial economic reforms and cement EU ties.
Global Europe 18-10-2016

EU condemns Russia over Aleppo, to impose more Syrian sanctions

EU foreign affairs ministers yesterday (17 October) condemned Russia's air campaign in Syria, saying it may be guilty of war crimes, and it vowed to impose more sanctions on President Bashar al-Assad's government.
Brexit 03-10-2016

Spain wants UK to foot healthcare bill for British citizens

The Spanish government intends to broker a deal with the United Kingdom under which the outgoing EU member would pay the healthcare costs of the British diaspora living in Spain. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Trade & Society 18-07-2016

Spain promotes self as ‘bridge’ between continents at Mongolia summit

At the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Mongolia, Spanish Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo outlined the role of his country as a "bridge" between Asia and Latin America. EURACTIV Spain reports.
Brexit 24-06-2016

Scotland, Northern Ireland and Gibraltar eye turbulent future

Three of the constituent parts of the United Kingdom that voted to remain in the EU – Scotland, Northern Ireland and tiny Gibraltar – are now facing calls for referendums on their future.
Brexit 07-06-2016

Spain suggest joint sovereignty over Gibraltar in case of Brexit

Spain's foreign minister today (7 June) revived the idea of sharing sovereignty over Gibraltar with Britain if Brexit happens, saying it would allow the Rock to maintain access to the European Union.
Elections 17-03-2016

Rajoy clinches ‘last minute’ mandate for summit

Spain's caretaker government agreed on a mandate, ahead of the two day refugee summit beginning today (17 March) in Brussels. EURACTIV's partner euroefe reports.
Climate change 20-10-2015

Kerry talks nuclear clean-up and TTIP with Spain

The talking points during John Kerry’s visit to Spain have included cleaning up nuclear contamination, TTIP and the Spanish economy. EURACTIV Spain reports.

Member states want to be less attractive to migrants

A flurry of ideas about how countries could reduce their attractiveness to asylum seekers have been voiced in various European countries, providing a preview of the discussion at the meeting of ministers of foreign affairs to be held in Luxembourg tomorrow (4 September).
Trade & Society 17-07-2015

Spanish FM calls for speeding up EU-Mercosur trade talks

The European Union and South America's Mercosur bloc need to accelerate negotiations on a trade accord, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said on Thursday (16 July).
Development Policy 17-06-2015

Spain keeping commitment to Haiti

Spain is firmly adhering to its commitment to rebuild in Haiti after the devastating earthquake more than five years ago, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said yesterday (16 June).

Spain at odds with Commission over immigration

The Spanish government has rejected the Commission's proposal to place refugees on its territory. The executive’s plan should be “proportionate, fair and realistic”, said Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jose Manuel García-Margallo. EURACTIV Spain reports.
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