With the Spanish contingent displaced in Spain and safe and except in Madrid, after having managed to rescue Afghanistan's horror at 2,206 people, the king has asked the Government president, Pedro Sánchez, who transmits to all the people who have participated in
The Spanish device, physically in Kabul his "recognition" for his "will" and "professional capacity".
A congratulations to all the people who physically in Kabul, in the control of the operation from Spain and in his own attention to Afghan refugees upon arrival that Felipe VI has done today personally on a visit to the Torrejon Air Base of Ardoz. First, he has met with the president and the ministers that make up the interministerial group of Afghanistan and then visited the hangar that he attended the Afghans who have arrived on Spanish flights during these days to Madrid and the camp where around 300 refugees still remain Only his visit to Hangar has been accessible to the media, since the government insists on his refusal to publicly expose evacuees to prevent Taliban from retaliation against his relatives. In this place the king has talked with the different groups that have attended refugees. External healing; the consular emergency; Inclusion, which has been dealt with an appropriate case to offer asylum options in Spain or other countries, and in the front of all the work of documents. Together with them defense, as coordinator of the reception. Felipe VI has known this work first-hand and has also had the opportunity to speak with the Ambassador of Spain in Afghanistan, Gabriel Ferrán, and the second of him, Paula Sánchez. With them, according to sources of real house, he has exchanged information about the situation of an Afghanistan.
The monarch knows that country very well, after several trips during these years to visit the Spanish troops, and the reception last May to the military contingent, who returned to Spain after the NATO's decision to leave the country after two decades of
Uninterrupted presence. The knowledge about Afghanistan has even surprised the number two of the Embassy, according to the information provided by Casa Real.In its previous meeting with the President and the Ministers, all have informed him of his work in this crisis.
Then they have accompanied him on his tour at the base of Torrejón.
Together with Sánchez, the Second Vice President Yolanda Díaz;
the Foreign Minister, José Manuel Albares;
Defense, Margarita Robles;
Presidency, Felix Bolaños;
Interior, Fernando Grande-Marlaska;
José Luis Escrivá, and Health, Carolina Darias.
Updated Date: 28 August 2021, 07:58