Mitsotaki-Kasado Dinner: Arms sales from Spain to Turkey on the table


The pandemic, the vaccinations, the Recovery Fund and the course of the European economy were at the center of the dinner that the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, had tonight with the leader of the official opposition in Spain and leader of the People’s Party, Pablo Casapino, according to the Press Office of the Prime Minister.

The two leaders stressed the need to deepen European defense co-operation, while on the immigration front they agreed on the need to pursue a common immigration policy in the EU, stressing that the two countries face similar challenges. The two men also mentioned the importance of respect for human rights and the rule of law by all countries in the region.

Mitsotakis and Kasado also discussed the Turkish provocation, but also the recent decisions of the Spanish government Sanchez to proceed with the sale of defense equipment in Ankara. In fact, Pablo Cassado defended the territorial integrity of EU member states and stressed the need for solidarity between Member States, with particular reference to Greece and Cyprus.

Present at the dinner were the MP and Secretary of International Relations of ND, Tassos Hadjivassiliou, as well as his Spanish counterpart Valentina Martinez.

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