The president of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has met this Monday with the president of the acting Government, Pedro Sanchez, and has asked him to mark the route for the return of democracy to Venezuela", as reported by the Palacio de la Moncloa.
In a meeting of just half an hour on the margins of the Climate Summit held in Madrid, Pelosi thanked Sánchez "for his leadership in the defense and promotion of democratic values," according to the same sources. He has also highlighted his role and momentum in the fight against climate change.
Concern for Venezuela is a common issue at meetings of US officials with Spanish leaders and one of the key issues on the international agenda of the United States Government.
Meeting with Nancy Pelosi, @SpeakerPelosi, within the framework of the # COP25. The president of the House of Representatives has highlighted the role of our country in the fight against #Climatic Crisis. I have transferred the importance of continuing to strengthen ties between Spain and the United States. pic.twitter.com/sIKv4XL1bU
– Pedro Sánchez (@sanchezcastejon) December 2, 2019
On the other hand, Pelosi has highlighted the growing importance of Spanish heritage in the United States, a country "where there are more people who speak Spanish than in Spain."
For his part, Sánchez has stressed the importance of maintaining the link with the United States, a country with which Spain has a close bilateral relationship.
The meeting with Pelosi was attended, together with Sánchez, the president of the Congress of Deputies, Meritxell Batet, and the Secretary General of International Affairs, European Union, G20 and Global Security of the Presidency of the Government, José Manuel Albares.