The president of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has torn off his speech before the General Assembly of the UN talking about the devastation caused by the volcano of the Island of La Palma. Hence has passed to the Covid-19 pandemic and the differences in the rhythm of vaccination between the rich and the poor countries, and, finally, to the crisis of Afghanistan, to claim "the existence of solid states and with resources that can be Guarantee the well-being of citizens according to justice, progress and equality ". The defense of the State was, together with the defense of democracy and multilateralism, the axis of Sánchez's speech. "These are, in my opinion, the three principles that should be guided - our steps in the new time we are starting," said the president in an assembly who has been marked by the disagreement between the United States, France and Australia for the Aukus - The Washington Military Pact, Camket, and London - and by the unexpected decision of the Afghan Taliban to ask to be represented at the UN, which puts an organism in a Brete. Sánchez's visit, which was going to be five days, has been reduced to only one by the situation in the Canary Islands. Sánchez announced an increase in the donation of vaccines to developing countries, and focused the attention of Spanish foreign policy in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and, also, Africa, where he said, "Spain has a new Politics "to collaborate with" a continent that has enormous potential. " Likewise, he called for the reinforcement of NATO, where, in the French president's line Emmanuel Macron, he defended "developing greater strategic autonomy" that includes "reinforcing our security and defense policy".
Updated Date: 23 September 2021, 08:18