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Juncker insists that Brexit deal must “fully respect” Spain's veto on Gibraltar

Friday, April 13th 2018 - 09:07 UTC
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Jean Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, has again underlined the EU’s position that the Brexit deal must “fully respect” the terms of the Gibraltar veto granted to Spain in the bloc’s negotiating guidelines. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    All about appeasing Spain.

    PM Rajoy- Gibraltar “this is the such territory in Europe and that affects to our own territorial integrity”, said the Mr Rajoy, saying that Britain had “ignored the mandate” of the Assembly General of the UN. (Daily Telegraph, 26 September 2013).

    Spain uses the flawed territorial integrity excuse against Gibraltar to deny that the people have the right to self-determination.

    Gibraltar – Territorial Integrity (1 page)
    https://www.academia.edu/29347730/Gibraltar_-Territorial_Integrity

    Apr 13th, 2018 - 10:06 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Terence Hill

    Clause 24 is none binding if the UK is not onboard. Moreover, it cannot impinge in any way on Article 50 as it cannot be applied retroactivly.
    ”...The rule of the intertemporal law still insists that an act must be characterized in accordance with the law in force at the time it was done, or closely on the next occasion. ...
    The Acquisition of Territory in International Law By Robert Yewdall Jenningsa Judge of the International Court of Justice from 1982. He also served as the President of the ICJ between 1991 and 1994

    Apr 13th, 2018 - 11:03 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Juncker, Juncker stick it up your jumper,no wonder we need to leave the EU with these clowns in charge.

    Apr 13th, 2018 - 05:37 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • gordo1

    The UK should threaten two things i.e. tell Spain that we will no longer permit imports of its citric products and that British nationals will be discouraged from holidaying in their country.

    Apr 14th, 2018 - 05:41 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Yaigulah3x

    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”?

    Apr 20th, 2018 - 02:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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