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Mariano Rajoy attends formal sitting of Parliament on occasion of State visit by President MacriPool Moncloa / Diego Crespo

Mariano Rajoy attends formal sitting of Parliament on occasion of State visit by President Macri

22/02/2017. At this formal sitting of Parliament, the President of the Republic of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, gave a brief address to the Spanish Members of Parliament. Previously, the Argentinean leader had been received by Their Majesties the King and Queen at a welcome ceremony in the Royal Palace. At the same location, Their Majesties the King and Queen will offer a formal dinner on Wednesday evening in honour of Mauricio Macri, which will also be attended by the President of the Government.

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