Party affiliation: Spanish Socialist Workers' Party
Senator for Asturias, 1978. Deputy for Jaén, 1982. Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1982-1985.
United Nations ambassador of Spain, 1985-1987. Member of the European Parliament, since 1987. Diplomatic service since 1952.
Third secretary of Embassy, 1954. Worked in General Consulate of Buenos Aires and embassies of Pretoria and Lisbon. Consul General of Spain in London, 1973.