Why has Spain failed to prevent its worst and most predictable crisis in decades? Tim Sebastian meets Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis.(First aired 15 November 2017.)
Borrell has been Spanish Foreign Minister under socialist Pedro Sanchez since June 2018. His European experience goes back to when he was President of the European Parliament between 2004 and 2007.
Swedish MEP Anna Marie Corazza Bildt on Conflict Zone: As long as member states are not united, Europe will be weaker.
Catalonia separatist Carles Puigdemont, who fled Spain after a 2017 secession attempt, has been banned from standing in the EU elections. He and two colleagues had wanted to advance the case for Catalan independence.
The Spanish separatist has scuppered a ban on contesting the European elections. A court ruled he still has a fundamental right to contest the election even though he has fled the country and faces arrest if he returns.
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