Video Duration 25 minutes 45 seconds
From: Talk to Al Jazeera

Arancha Gonzalez Laya: Are Spanish arms fuelling war in Yemen?

Spain’s foreign minister discusses her country’s business opportunities and responds to questions on foreign policy.

As her country’s top diplomat, Arancha Gonzalez Laya has had to navigate and respond to questions about Spain’s foreign policy on a variety of issues.

Gonzalez Laya’s first official trip of 2021 was to the Gulf region: the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

In Abu Dhabi she conveyed her government’s hopes for a solution to the war in Yemen.

In Riyadh, the foreign minister worked to strengthen Spain’s arms deals with the kingdom.

But are Spanish arms fuelling the war in Yemen?

Spain’s Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya talks to Al Jazeera.