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UK reaffirms commitment to Gibraltar at the Rock's reception in Manchester

Monday, October 2nd 2017 - 10:21 UTC
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Britain’s commitment to upholding Gibraltar’s British sovereignty and its right to self determination is as “immoveable as the Pillars of Hercules themselves”, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Sunday night at the Gibraltar reception on the sidelines of the Conservative party conference in Manchester. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    About time Spain dropped the sovereignty claim.

    Effectively Ceded to Britain 3 times!

    Gibraltar – Spanish Myths and Agreements (1 pg):
    https://www.academia.edu/34608739/Gibraltar_Spanish_Myths_and_Agreements

    Oct 02nd, 2017 - 10:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lucille

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

    Oct 03rd, 2017 - 02:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    @ Lucille

    Because Gibraltar is touched by the Atlantic (The Med joins onto the Atlantic).
    And the Atlantic joins onto the Mid Atlantic, which joins with the South Atlantic.

    @Brit Bob.

    “About time Spain dropped the sovereignty claim”

    Agreed, and about time the UK supported the Catalan's independence claim.

    Oct 03rd, 2017 - 01:06 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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