Spain: Macron and PM Sanchez welcome easing of EU/US trade tensions

French President Emmanuel Macron was received by Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez in Madrid on Thursday, after a two-hour delay due to an unexpected stop the Frenchman made in Pyrenees. «My delay was due to the fact that I stopped in Tourmalet because I decided to receive a delegation from the agricultural world,» said the French President adding that he inaugurated some equipment, shook... Еще some hands and that 'took longer than anticipated.' The two leaders talked immigration, trade and the future of the European Union. According to the Spanish Prime Minister one of the main principles his government wishes to uphold is 'the protection of borders with dignity and respect to the human rights of the migrants.' With regard to the agreement between the US and the European Union, Sanchez said that the position of the Spanish government is 'clear', adding that Spain 'will defend multilateralism'. «We are resolute in the fact we are open for discussion, we must negotiate with other governments,» the Spanish PM said. Macron criticised the US for imposing tariffs and closing up the American market to Europe but underlined that 'Europe and France never wanted a commercial war.'

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