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President Jammeh Receives Spanish Foreign Minister

Jul 25, 2008, 8:00 AM

According to news monitored on Gambia Radio and Television Services yesterday, the Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Angel Lossada Quevedo, yesterday paid a courtesy call on President Alhaji Yahya Jammeh at State House.

Speaking to reporters after his audience with the Gambian leader, Mr. Quevedo said their discussions centred on bilateral and regional projects identified by the governments of the Gambia and Spain. These, he said, included co-operation in the area of job creation for the youths as well as ways and means of addressing illegal migration. The Spanish envoy said that he also discussed with President Jammeh about the implementation of the framework of co-operation signed by the two countries and reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen the already