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  • Barcelona,

    20/08/2017

    Basilica of the Sagrada Familia

    ​President of the Government attends mass for peace and in tribute to victims of terrorist attacks in Catalonia

    The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, took part in the mass for peace and in memory of the victims of last week's terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. The ceremony was held in the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona and was presided over by Their Majesties the King and Queen of Spain.

  • Madrid,

    19/08/2017

    Moncloa Palace

    ​Spain maintains counter-terrorism alert at level 4 and bolsters this with additional measures

    The Minister for Home Affairs, Juan Ignacio Zoido, informed the President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, on Saturday morning of the decisions taken at the extraordinary meetings of the Terrorist Threat Assessment Board. The experts that took part in the meeting agreed that it was not necessary to step up the terrorist alert to level 5, the highest level on the scale.

  • Barcelona,

    18/08/2017

    Government Representation Office in Catalonia

    Mariano Rajoy expresses solidarity with victims of attack in Barcelona

    The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, stated in Barcelona, to where he travelled following the terrorist attack carried out in the same city, that the people of Spain are united in their grief and in their "firm will to defeat those who wish to tear down our values and our way of life". Mariano Rajoy announced three days of official mourning and that the Counter-Terrorism Pact will shortly be called to strengthen unity in the fight against terrorism.

  • Barcelona,

    18/08/2017

    Mariano Rajoy calls for unity of political forces in fight against terrorism

    The President of the Government, Mariano Rajoy, stated in Catalonia that unity is essential for defeating terrorism and generating trust. He also remarked that the priorities are attending to the wounded in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils and arresting the criminals as rapidly as possible.

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