Spain warns Milei that if he returns to the country he should “respect” the people and their institutions

Spain warns Milei that if he returns to the country he should “respect” the people and their institutions
Spain warns Milei that if he returns to the country he should “respect” the people and their institutions

Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 3:24 p.m.

| Updated 5:07 p.m.

The spokesperson for the Spanish Government, Pilar Alegría, warned the president of Argentina, Javier Milei, that if he plans to visit Spain this week and make statements he must “respect” the Spanish people and their institutions. “We do not know the agenda of the president of Argentina, but if the trip finally occurs, I hope that during his statements he maintains respect for the people of Spain and its institutions,” Alegría stressed.

Milei confirmed that he will visit Madrid on June 21 to receive the prize from the Juan de Mariana Institute for the defense of the ideas of freedom, which will also award other personalities, such as the Spanish economist Jesús Huerta de Soto, one of the ideological references. de Milei, and the Peruvian writer and Nobel Prize winner in Literature Mario Vargas Llosa. It is the second time that the president of Argentina Spain and he will do so in the midst of open diplomatic tensions between the two countries following Milei’s participation in an event by the far-right Vox party in which he called the president’s wife “corrupt.” of the Spanish Government Pedro Sánchez and criticized the management of the Executive.

An intervention that caused the opening of a diplomatic crisis and the withdrawal ‘sine die’ of the Spanish ambassador in Argentina.

Milei plans to arrive in Spain after having attended as a guest the meeting of G7 leaders in Italy and having participated in the Global Summit for Peace in Ukraine held in Switzerland, where he met with the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, without maintaining any contact with him. A situation that he will maintain despite his return to the Peninsula, since the Argentine government team has already confirmed that he will not hold any meeting with members of the Spanish Executive. “In principle,” he will not meet with any member of the Government, despite the fact that Buenos Aires initially did mention this possibility when preparing this second visit, according to Milei’s spokesperson, Manuel Adorni.

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