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Spain: Protestors rally outside US Naval Station Rota during Obama's visit01:36

Spain: Protestors rally outside US Naval Station Rota during Obama's visit

Spain, Rota
July 10, 2016 at 07:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters rallied outside the US Naval Station Rota (NAVSTA Rota), Sunday, in protest to occupation of the area by the United States and the deployment of US troops to the military base.

The protest coincided with US President Barack Obama’s state visit to Spain, which started on Saturday. One demonstrator at the Rota naval base opposed the president’s visit, calling him a "Persona Non Grata."

Protesters carried banners with messages against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and other international trade agreements, which one protester claimed were being imposed on Europe.

Obama's official visit to Spain has been opposed with a series of protest actions across the country, including in Madrid, Seville, Cordoba and Cadiz.

Spain: Protestors rally outside US Naval Station Rota during Obama's visit01:36
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Protesters rallied outside the US Naval Station Rota (NAVSTA Rota), Sunday, in protest to occupation of the area by the United States and the deployment of US troops to the military base.

The protest coincided with US President Barack Obama’s state visit to Spain, which started on Saturday. One demonstrator at the Rota naval base opposed the president’s visit, calling him a "Persona Non Grata."

Protesters carried banners with messages against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and other international trade agreements, which one protester claimed were being imposed on Europe.

Obama's official visit to Spain has been opposed with a series of protest actions across the country, including in Madrid, Seville, Cordoba and Cadiz.

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