King Felipe led a meeting of Spain’s National Security Council today in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
His Majesty also cancelled all events today and tomorrow to stay abreast of developments. Spain has been aiding NATO’s response to the crisis.
King Felipe studied international relations and keen on helping shape Spain’s place in the world.
Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez delivered a televised address after the meeting, where he called on Russia to follow international law.
King Felipe tested positive for COVID-19 this week, the Spanish Royal Household said, according to media outlets.
His Majesty is isolating and should be able to retake his agenda next week, officials said. He is said to have minor symptoms.
The King met with military officers at the Madrid Royal Palace on Tuesday. Today Queen Letizia visited a hospital.
British Prince Charles and Danish Queen Margarethe are two other major royals who have tested positive in recent days.