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Gibraltar and UK delegations discuss Brexit at the Rock

Saturday, July 8th 2017 - 23:39 UTC
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Delegations of the Gibraltar and United Kingdom Governments have met in Gibraltar on Friday for a full day of discussions covering a wide range of issues. Read full article


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  • Brit Bob

    'Without Any Territorial Jurisdiction'

    When Great Britain and Spain concluded the Treaty of Utrecht, the Spanish government believed that the Treaty recognized British possession, but not sovereignty, of Gibraltar. Spain argues that even if the word “propriety” generally includes sovereignty, the cession in this Treaty was explicitly limited in its scope. The Spanish contend that the Treaty grants Great Britain a “propriety,” but “without territorial jurisdiction.” (Who's Rock is it Anyway? The Legal Status of Gibraltar, The Fordham Institute of International Law, Vol 18 , (I), Article 8, Lincoln S.J.,1994, p307, quoting Levie, supra note 18, at 32).

    Worth taking a closer look at :

    Jul 09th, 2017 - 10:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Hepatia

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Jul 09th, 2017 - 11:43 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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