Published On: Mon, Jun 29th, 2015

President Peña Nieto welcomes King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain

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On Monday June 29, President Enrique Peña Nieto welcomed King Felipe VI of Spain and Queen Letizia accompanied by his wife, Angélica Rivera.

The ties between Spain and Mexico are centenarian, fraternal and indissoluble,” President Peña Nieto said during the welcoming ceremony at Campo Marte.

He thanked the monarchs for choosing Mexico as the first Latin American country to visit after their proclamation.

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King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia welcomed by President Enrique Peña Nieto and his wife, Angélica Rivera (Photo: CNN)

 

King Felipe declared: “The relations between Mexico and Spain are built between people and that they transcend governments and institutions“.

Spain’s relations with Mexico are of paramount importance, not only because we are strategic partners, but because we share a common cultural history,” he added.

President Peña Nieto and King Felipe at Campo Marte (Photo: CNN)

President Peña Nieto and King Felipe at Campo Marte (Photo: CNN)

The King ended his speech with an emotional “Viva Mexico.”

The monarchs were decorated with the Order of the Aztec Eagle, which is the highest decoration awarded to foreigners in the country.

 

Source: http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/

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