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fanletizia 03-21-2006 08:16 AM

Spanish State Visit to France: March 27-29, 2006
The Kings of Spain begin a three day visit to France from 27 to 29 of March.
Please post the news and pictures of this visit in this thread

fanletizia 03-21-2006 08:21 AM
Manifestations and unemployments during the visit from the Kings to France Tuesday 28 of March

Agreeing with the visit of State of three days of the Kings of Spain, France will live another sectorial day of mobilization and unemployments against the CPE.
The new building of the Spanish Grammar school will be inaugurated by the Kings

To are of the drums of Calanda, the Kings of Spain will inaugurate the next week the new building of the only Spanish institute in France, an institution with more than 40 years of history that projects to the future with prestige thirst.
The King will speak of the truce with Chirac

King Juan Carlos will inform into the details of the cease-fire of ETA to the French president, Jacques Chirac, during the interview that both Chiefs of State will maintain next Monday in the Palace of the Elíseo of Paris.
The meeting, which it will follow a supper in full dress, comprises of the encounter that Don Juan Carlos will within the framework maintain the next week with the Gallic authorities of its visit of State that lasts predicted from three days to France.

fanletizia 03-25-2006 02:22 PM


Their Majestys the Kings will arrive at the Parisian airport of Orly to first hour from afternoon from Monday, 27 of March.

Already in average afternoon, Their Majestys the Kings will be transferred to the Palace of the Elíseo, where Don Juan Carlos will be entrevistará with the President of the French Republic, Jacques Chirac, and Doña Sofía with its wife, Bernadette Chodron de Courcel, to later meet to Its Majestys the Kings with President Chirac and his wife. At night, the President of the French Republic will in full dress offer Cena in honor of His Majestys in the Palace of the Elíseo.
The activities of Tuesday, 28 of March, will begin with a floral offering in the Arc of the Triumph, that will go followed of a visit the City council of Paris. Next, Don Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía will go to the Palace of Matignon, where Prime minister of France, Dominique de Villepin, will offer a lunch in honor of His Majestys. Once concluded, the King will meet with the President of the Senate, Christian Poncelet in his residence of the Palace of Luxembourg, and with the President of the National Assembly in the Palace of Lassay. Later, a reception in the residence of the Embassy of Spain will take place, that will end the activities of the day.
The last day of Visit of State from their Majestys will begin with the visit to the Spanish Grammar school Luis Buñuel of Paris, for next moving to Don Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía to Toulouse. After the reception in the airport, they will go to the City council of the city, where his Mayor will offer a lunch in his honor. To their term, the Kings will meet with the Spanish colectivity in the seat of the Prefecture. The visit to the seat of Airbus will put full stop to Viaje of State from the Kings to France, since his conclusion they will be dismissed to the airport of Toulouse-Blagnac, from where will return to Spain.

lula 03-26-2006 04:41 AM

The Kings visit France in privileged moment of relations

Last France today the preparations to receive the Kings of Spain in a visit of State, the third one in 30 years, loaded with symbolism and in a ' very privileged ' moment of the bilateral relations, in the opinion of the Gallic authorities.
Spain is ' an essential associate of France, both in the bilateral plane and in the European questions and the big international topics ', underlined the speaker of the Department of Exteriors on having presented the visit, of three days, which begins next Monday.

fanletizia 03-27-2006 06:30 AM

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People take a walk by the Elíseos Fields of the French capital, adorned with flags of Spain and France Sunday, 26 of March, a day before the visit of State of the Kings from Spain to the neighboring country.

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fanletizia 03-27-2006 06:41 AM

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The Kings start off for France for a visit of State of three days

The Kings left today to 13:15 hours for Paris, where they will begin a visit of State from three days to France in which they will maintain encounter at the highest level in the French capital and Toulouse.
The Kings left to 13:15 hours of the airport of Barajas, where they were dismissed by president Congreso of the Deputies, Manuel Marín; the minister of Justice, Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar and the delegate of the Government in Madrid, Constantino Méndez.
A Unit of the Air Force dismissed the Kings with decree honors, while the monarch reviewed to the detachment.
Next to Don Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía the minister of Outer Subjects travels, Miguel Moratinos Angel.

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fanletizia 03-27-2006 08:24 AM

The Kings of Spain arrived at 14,45 hours at the Parisian airport Orly for their third visit from State to France

To his arrival to the airport, on board from an airplane of the Spanish Air Force, Don Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía they were received by the minister of Defense, Michelle Alliot-Marie; the prefect of Paris, Bertrand Landrieu, and the ambassador of France in Spain, Claude Blanchemaison

fanletizia 03-27-2006 08:29 AM

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LaChicaMadrilena 03-27-2006 08:50 AM

Video of the arrival of the Kings (from terra):

lula 03-27-2006 09:40 AM

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Adry 03-27-2006 09:48 AM


lula 03-27-2006 09:50 AM

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lula 03-27-2006 09:58 AM

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The Kings of Spain initiate a visit of State to France

The king don Juan Carlos and the queen dona Sofía have inspected the guard of honor, after their arrival to Orly's airport, in Paris. The monarches, who will be three days of official visit in France, have been got by the president of the Republic, Jacques Chirac, in the Palace of the Elíseo, who accompanied of his wife, Bernadette Cordón de Courcel, will offer in the night a dinner of show in their honor.

LaChicaMadrilena 03-27-2006 10:00 AM

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fanletizia 03-27-2006 10:33 AM

Jacques Chirac receives to the King of Spain in the Palace of the Elíseo

The President of France, Jacques Chirac, has received to five of afternoon to the King of Spain in the Palace of the Elíseo, where they will maintain an encounter deprived, during the III he visits of State that Don Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía they today initiated to the Gallic country. A company of the republican guard awarded honors to Don Juan Carlos in the patio of entrance of the Palace, and the Gallic president descended the stairs from the fore door to give the welcome him and to salute to him affectionately.

fanletizia 03-27-2006 10:35 AM

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fanletizia 03-27-2006 10:53 AM

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lula 03-27-2006 10:56 AM

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purple_platinum 03-27-2006 11:13 AM


1 - Spanish King Juan Carlos (C) inspects the Honour Guards with his wife, Queen Sofia (L) and French Defense Minister Michele Alliot-Marie (R) after arriving at the Orly Airport, close to Paris, on Monday, 27 March 2006. King Juan Carlos and his wife Queen Sofia are on a three-day official visit in France.
2 - French sharpshooters hide on the roof of a building upon the arrival of Spanish King Juan Carlos and his wife Queen Sofia at the Orly Airport, close to Paris, on Monday, 27 March 2006.

Adry 03-27-2006 11:16 AM


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