King Meets With U.S. Envoy

King Felipe welcomed U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Zarzuela Palace Monday.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

Kerry was on a brief official visit to Spain following an agreement over U.S. troop presence there.

Spain and the U.S. also penned a deal to clean up pollution stemming from an accident involving nuclear weapons during the 1960’s.

The Secretary of State was scheduled to be in Madrid earlier this year but suffered a cycling accident in France.

Other appearances

Members of the Royal Family have had a busy several weeks. Also on Monday, King Felipe and Queen Letizia held a gathering of the Cervantes Institute leadership and Ibero-American ambassadors at El Pardo Palace.

Courtyard of the Bourbons at El Pardo. © Casa de S.M. el Rey
Courtyard of the Bourbons at El Pardo. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

King Juan Carlos helped open a contemporary art exhibit at the Madrid Royal Palace.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

And last week King Felipe visited the Royal Academy of Moral and Political Sciences to open the course year for the Royal Academies.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey
© Casa de S.M. el Rey

Queen Letizia presided over events dealing with nutrition and journalism in recent days.

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