King Felipe Attends Mexican Presidential Inauguration

King Felipe was in Mexico over the weekend to attend investiture ceremonies for new Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

The king met with outgoing Mexican leader Enrique Peña Nieto and with López Obrador. He sat near the U.S. delegation, which included presidential aide Ivanka Trump.

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King Felipe returned to Madrid this week to participate in ceremonies commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Spanish Constitution.

 

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Images: State Visit By Chinese President

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Spain with his wife, Peng Liyuan, for a state visit before moving on to the G-20 Summit in Argentina.

The Chinese president and first lady met with King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the Royal Palace in Madrid for a welcome ceremony and state dinner, and also at Zarzuela Palace for meetings.

The queen and first lady visited the Royal Theater in Madrid. The following are a collection of images released by the Spanish Royal Household.

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Foreign Policy Whirlwind For King Felipe

The past several weeks have been heavily focused on foreign policy for King Felipe.

Following a Latin American tour and helping lead the Ibero-American Summit, His Majesty traveled to Brussels to visit the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s new headquarters.

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Spanish Royal Household

The King this month also attended a European Union conference being held in Spain’s Canary Islands.

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Topping off the month was a state visit from Chinese President Xi Jinping.

King Juan Carlos Meets With Saudi Crown Prince

King Juan Carlos is generating controversy again for meeting in recent days with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman.

The crown prince is facing global outrage following the death of a Saudi journalist at that country’s consulate in Istanbul.

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Saudi Foreign Ministry.

King Juan Carlos has always been close with Arab monarchs and has used that relationship to promote Spanish interests.

The Spanish government said Don Juan Carlos’ greeting, during a Formula 1 race in Abu Dhabi, was simply protocol.

King Visits Peru, Leads Ibero-American Summit

King Felipe has just concluded a muti-day trip to Latin America, including a state visit to Peru and then the Ibero-American summit in Guatemala.

Below are images of His Majesty meeting with regional leaders, touring sites and greeting people.

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Queen Letizia accompanied the King to Peru but did not stay in Latin America for the summit.

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King Felipe is the honorary president of the Organization of Ibero-American States.

King Travels To France For Armistice Day

King Felipe traveled to France earlier this month to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day.

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King Felipe meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron. © Spanish Royal Household
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The King, who traveled to France without Queen Letizia and met with numerous other world leaders, then embarked on a tour of Latin America.