Fwd: WH Travel Pool Report #8

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From: Mark Landler >
Date: July 9, 2016 at 11:22:47 PM GMT+2
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Subject: WH Travel Pool Report #8

Arrival in Spain

Air Force One landed at Torrejon Air Base in Madrid at 10:58 PM after
an uneventful flight from Warsaw.

President Obama emerged in the balmy air, a crescent moon behind him,
minutes later. He was greeted at the foot of the stairs by King Felipe
VI of Spain, who escorted the president down a red carpet lined by an
honor guard.

The motorcade is rolling toward Madrid at 11:25.

The greeting party, per the WH:

His Majesty King Felipe VI
Soraya? Saenz de Santamaria, Vice President of the Government and
Acting Minister of the Presidency
Ramon Gil-Casares, Ambassador of Spain to the United States
James Costos, United States Ambassador to Spain and Principality of Andorra
Michael Smith, partner of Ambassador Costos
?Ignacio Ybanez, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
Ambassador Juan Sunye, Chief of Protocol of the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Fidel Sendagorta, Director General for North America, Asia-Pacific,
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Brigadier General Juan Antonio Ortega, Torrejon Air Base Commander

Mark Landler
NY Times


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