President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with President Pedro Sanchez of Spain. President Biden congratulated President Sanchez on securing a new term and affirmed the enduring friendship between the United States and Spain, including our close defense and security cooperation. The leaders also discussed the latest developments in Israel and Gaza and committed to working together to continue facilitating the sustained delivery of life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians in Gaza. They stressed the importance of ensuring the conflict does not expand in the region, to include condemning ongoing Houthi attacks against commercial vessels in the Red Sea. President Biden and President Sanchez affirmed they looked forward to continued U.S.-Spain cooperation.