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Spain disappointed with Gibraltar’s Picardo picture next to President Obama

Saturday, February 9th 2013 - 08:33 UTC
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The controversial picture: “Gibraltar has scored another goal against us” The controversial picture: “Gibraltar has scored another goal against us”

The Spanish Ministry for Foreign Affairs has contacted the US government to express its unease over the recent visit by the Gibraltar Government to Washington, according to reports published in Spain.

Online publication El Confidencial Digital said news of the round of discussions in the US capital had caused upset in Madrid.

Spanish frustration at the visit was compounded by images including a photograph of Chief Minister Fabian Picardo alongside President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.

El Confidencial Digital quoted an anonymous Spanish official as saying: “Gibraltar has scored another goal against us”.

The online publication is widely read in Spain, though it is not noted for the accuracy of its reporting and its articles must be treated with caution.


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  • reality check

    Oh for fuck sake grow up, how fucking childish is this behaviour, having your nose put out of joint because a head of state visits another country, what, you want him to clear is itinerary with you do you? Pathetic!

    Feb 09th, 2013 - 08:51 am 0
  • Redrow

    Who is that with Picardo?

    Feb 09th, 2013 - 09:26 am 0
  • reality check

    I think her name is Michelle.

    Feb 09th, 2013 - 09:55 am 0
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