Spain: Next country Security Council of the UN as a member
Spain: Next country Security Council of the UN as a member not belonging
The Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, will defend the UN General Assembly the candidature of Spain to join the Security Council of the world body as a nonpermanent member from 2015.
Rajoy now travels to New York for the first time in the UN General Assembly, which will coincide with many international leaders, including U.S. President Barack Obama.
Rajoy's attendance at the reception hosted by U.S. President to the heads of delegations participating in the UN General Assembly will be his first New York activity.
Not finalized if Obama and Spanish Prime keep another contact, although the short time that the head of the U.S. administration will remain in New York makes that possibility.
Pending a meeting between Obama and Rajoy in the White House, at which the U.S. president invited the head of the Spanish government in Seoul when he first saw the match in the Nuclear Security Summit.
That quote could not materialize and the November elections in the United States do you have to be postponed until the conclusion of the same.
The Spanish Government's desire to join the Security Council of the UN as a non-permanent member for the period 2015-2016 will be present at the meetings that keep Rajoy, who will defend a claim Tuesday in his first address to the UN General Assembly United.
Spain argues its total commitment to the UN initiatives for peace, security and multilateralism.
The decision will be made in October 2014, and Spain will have to compete with Turkey and New Zealand. These three countries will have to share two posts.
The last time Spain was part of the Security Council of the United Nations was in 2003-2004, during the government of José María Aznar, also the conservative Popular Party (PP) as Rajoy.
If elected, would be the fifth time that the country sits on this body, because, in addition to the last biennium, was also present in the 1969-1970, 1981-1982 and 1993-1994.
In Rajoy's agenda in New York will be a series of meetings with heads of state and government that will be specifying in terms of the development of the Assembly.
The intention of the Spanish is that it looks primarily European leaders not because they already have with the opportunity to exchange of views frequently.
Rajoy, according to government sources, intends to discuss with some Latin American leaders summit prospects of Cadiz, to be held next November in Spain and to the persisting doubts concerning the attendance of some presidents.
This is the case of the head of state of Argentina, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, after the situation created by the expropriation of the oil company YPF, the Spanish subsidiary of Repsol.
Rajoy intervene in the academic institution Americas Society (Council of the Americas), will participate in a high-level meeting on the Sahel and meet with the editorial board of the newspaper "The Wall Street Journal".
The Chief Executive will be joined by Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo, who also has a full agenda of bilateral and multilateral meetings.
Margallo is already in New York accompanied the king Juan Carlos, who traveled to the U.S. city to participate in the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, a forum initiated by former U.S. President Bill Clinton.