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Spain's Rajoy stresses Ukrainian territorial integrity in talks with Russian

Madrid, Mar 4 (EFE).- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Tuesday in the presence of Russia's foreign minister defended the territorial integrity of Ukraine and pushed for a negotiated political solution to the crisis in the Eastern European country. Rajoy received Sergei Lavrov at his official residence at Moncloa Palace in Madrid. Given the recent developments in Ukraine and Russian moves in response, Rajoy emphasized the need for stability and a reduction of tension in the region, Spanish government sources told Efe.

EU must do more to help Spain's economy, P.M. says

Bilbao, Spain, Mar 3 (EFE).- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demanded Monday that the European Union take new measures to compliment the efforts made by Spain to emerge from the economic crisis and longest recession in recent history. Rajoy made this request of the EU at the close of the Global Economic Forum held in the northern city of Bilbao. The gathering was attended by International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, EU economic officials and executives from Spain's leading companies and financial institutions.

EU must do more to help Spain's economy, P.M. says

Bilbao, Spain, Mar 3 (EFE).- Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy demanded Monday that the European Union take new measures to compliment the efforts made by Spain to emerge from the economic crisis and longest recession in recent history. Rajoy made this request of the EU at the close of the Global Economic Forum held in the northern city of Bilbao. The gathering was attended by International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde, EU economic officials and executives from Spain's leading companies and financial institutions.

Kidnapped Spanish journalist released in Syria

Barcelona, Mar 2 (EFE).- Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas, who was kidnapped in Syria on Sept. 4, has been released and is in good health in Turkey, from where on Sunday he spoke by telephone with his family and with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Marginedas was released early Sunday after spending almost six months in Syria in the hands of jihadists belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, El Periodico de Catalunya, the paper for which the reporter works, said.

Kidnapped Spanish journalist released in Syria

Barcelona, Mar 2 (EFE).- Spanish journalist Marc Marginedas, who was kidnapped in Syria on Sept. 4, has been released and is in good health in Turkey, from where on Sunday he spoke by telephone with his family and with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy. Marginedas was released early Sunday after spending almost six months in Syria in the hands of jihadists belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, El Periodico de Catalunya, the paper for which the reporter works, said.

Basque group ETA vows to put arsenal 'out of use'

The Basque group ETA announced Saturday it would put its arsenal of weapons "out of operational use" in a first step by the considerably weakened separatist group towards an historic disarmament. More than two years after announcing a "definitive end to armed activity", the gestures by western Europe's last major violent separatist movement to officially disarm have been met with shrugs in Spain, which wants the group to disband without condition.

Basque group ETA vows to put arsenal 'out of use'

The Basque group ETA announced Saturday it would put its arsenal of weapons "out of operational use" in a first step by the considerably weakened separatist group towards an historic disarmament. More than two years after announcing a "definitive end to armed activity", the gestures by western Europe's last major violent separatist movement to officially disarm have been met with shrugs in Spain, which wants the group to disband without condition.

Basque group ETA vows to put arsenal 'out of use'

The Basque group ETA announced Saturday it would put its arsenal of weapons "out of operational use" in a first step by the considerably weakened separatist group towards an historic disarmament. More than two years after announcing a "definitive end to armed activity", the gestures by western Europe's last major violent separatist movement to officially disarm have been met with shrugs in Spain, which wants the group to disband without condition.

Basque group ETA vows to put arsenal 'out of use'

The Basque group ETA announced Saturday it would put its arsenal of weapons "out of operational use" in a first step by the considerably weakened separatist group towards an historic disarmament. More than two years after announcing a "definitive end to armed activity", the gestures by western Europe's last major violent separatist movement to officially disarm have been met with shrugs in Spain, which wants the group to disband without condition.

Basque group ETA vows to put arsenal 'out of use'

The Basque group ETA announced Saturday it would put its arsenal of weapons "under seal" and "out of operational use", in a move towards a historic disarmament by western Europe's last major violent separatist movement. In a statement published in the Basque newspaper Gara, dated February 24, the ETA confirmed an earlier announcement by international monitors that the group had begun giving up its arms.
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