Minister of Foreign Affairs (Spain)


Minister of Foreign Affairs (Spain)

The Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs ("Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores") is the member of the Spanish Council of Ministers responsible for Spain's foreign relations. The present incumbent of the office is Miguel Ángel Moratinos of the Partido Socialista Obrero de España.

The official mission statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain is: [ [http://www.mae.es/ Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y de Cooperación | Gobierno de España ] ]
*"To plan, direct, execute and evaluate Spain's external policies."
*"To co-ordinate and improve Spain's relations with other nations and with international organisations."
*"To promote the economic, cultural and scientific relations of Spain.
*"To develop Spain's economic, cultural and scientific relationships with other nations."
*"To direct the International Co-Operation Policy on Development."
*"To protect Spanish citizens in foreign areas and to participate in the proposal and implementation of external policy."

Subordinate to the Minister, there are several Secretaries of State within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for distinct areas of policy (e.g. the Secretary of State for Latin America).

References

* [http://www.mae.es/ Website of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain]

External links

* [http://www.mae.es/en/Home/ Official Website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation]


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