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The embassy in Canada is celebrating 70 years of diplomatic presence in the country with descendants of the Southam family

The ambassador, Alfredo Martínez Serrano, believes that Spanish-Canadian relations are woven every day, with the commitment and work of our institutions, companies and dynamic civil society, from citizens of whom we feel proud.

Excellent diplomatic relations between Spain and Canada Diplomatic relations, as explained by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 1995, reports were made of the time due to the fisheries conflict known as the “Hlibut War”, which pitted Canada against the EU, and especially with Spain, due to serious differences in fisheries within the framework of the Nordic Region Organization. Atlantic Fisheries (NAFO). Since then, bilateral relations have developed extraordinarily to the highest level of dialogue and cooperation. In this sense it is worth noting the visit of the Minister of Environment, Rural and Marine Affairs in August 2008, the first after the signing on September 6, 2007 of a Memorandum of Understanding on Fisheries Cooperation.

The bilateral contacts are remarkably focused, culminating in three meetings between President Rajoy and Prime Minister Harper in Seoul on March 27, 2012, in Cali on May 23, 2014, and Brisbane on November 16, 2014.

The official visit of the Prime Minister, Pedro Sánchez, to Canada on September 23 and 24, 2018, and of Prime Minister Trudeau to Spain, on June 30, 2022, in addition to a series of summit meetings. NATO and the G-20 summit, could strengthen the bilateral relationship between Spain and Canada, to show the common interests and values ​​between both countries.

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