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Spain and Monaco

Diplomatic relations with Spain

The Principality of Monaco and the Kingdom of Spain have maintained official diplomatic relations since 2 June 1876, the date on which the legation was established. The legation was attached to Monaco’s legation in France until June 1945.

The post of Envoy Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary was held by:

  • H.E. Baron De Solernou
  • H.E. Count Balny d’Avricourt
    Sovereign Ordinance of 4 May 1902
  • H.E. Count Henri De MALEVILLE
    Sovereign Ordinance no. 1.142 of 7 February 1931

The legation was elevated to the rank of embassy on 30 November 1990.

The post of Ambassador of Monaco was held by:

  • H.E. Mr Jean AUSSEIL
    Sovereign Ordinance no. 10.025 of 16 February 1991
  • H.E. Mr Jacques BOISSON
    Sovereign Ordinance no. 15.875 of 18 July 2003
  • H.E. Mr José BADIA
    Sovereign Ordinance no. 16.606 of 10 January 2005
  • H.E. Mr Jean FISSORE
    Sovereign Ordinance no. 1.283 of 6 September 2007
  • H.E. Mr Patrick VAN KLAVEREN
    Sovereign Ordinance no. 2.541 of 22 December 2009
  • H.E. Mr Jean-Luc VAN KLAVEREN
    Sovereign Ordinance no. 5.093 of 10 December 2014

 

Representation of Spain in the Principality of Monaco

Diplomatic relations:

Le 11 October 2013, H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince gave his approval to the appointment in the Principality of H.E. Don Carlos Bastarreche Sagües, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain, resident in Paris.

H.E. Don Carlos BASTARRECHE SAGÜES, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain, presented his letters of credence to  H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince on 13 January 2014, thus becoming the first Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain to the Principality de Monaco.

H.E. Don Carlos BASTARRECHE SAGÜES left the post on 17 May 2014.

H.E. Don Ramón de MIGUEL y EGEA, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain, who replaced H.E. Don Carlos BASTARRECHE SAGÜES, obtained H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince’s assent on 23 June 2008. He presented his credentials on 5 February 2015.

H.E. M. Fernando CARDERERA SOLER, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Kingdom of Spain, who replaced H.E. Don Ramón de MIGUEL y EGEA obtained H.S.H. the Sovereign Prince’s assent on 19 July 2017. He presented his credentials on 30 October 2017.

Consular relations:

Spain’s first Consul in the Principality was Mr Joseph Maistre, who was authorised to act as Honorary Consul on 28 March 1908.

The Kingdom of Spain is currently represented in the Principality by Honorary Consul Mr Michel Boeri, who was accredited on 16 June 1986.

Spain’s new Consul General in Marseille, Mr. Guillermo MARTINEZ-CORRECHER GARCIA DE LOS SALMONES, took up post on 4 August 2016. He has not yet requested accreditation in Monaco.

Contact

Embassy of Monaco in Spain

Calle Villanueva, 12
28001 Madrid

Phone Number : (+34) 91 578 20 48
Fax Number : (+34) 91 837 10 67
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