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Spain demands “separate negotiations for Gibraltar” to agree on EU Brexit deal

Tuesday, November 20th 2018 - 06:59 UTC
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Spain has said it will not agree to the draft Brexit withdrawal deal without clarity over how talks on the future status of Gibraltar should be handled. Foreign minister Josep Borrell insisted that talks about the territory were “separate negotiations”. Read full article

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  • brasherboot

    Say for Spain, they have no veto over the concluding process.

    Nov 20th, 2018 - 01:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brit Bob

    They want to share Gibraltar's airport - Dastis, former Spanish Foreign Minister, Spain “has a claim” on the area of land on which the airport is built.'' (Chronicle 25 Feb 18).

    But Spain has already signed the land away...
    Gibraltar – Helsinki Accord 1975 (1 pg) https://www.academia.edu/32824301/Gibraltar_-Helsinki_Accord_1975

    Nov 20th, 2018 - 04:26 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Ann Other

    Let me clarify the position. Gibraltar is British, it belongs to the Gibraltarians from the frontier to three miles out at sea (according to UNCLOS(82) signed by Spain) and nothing Sr Borrell or Sr Alguna who follows him thinks, says or does is going to change that.

    Nov 20th, 2018 - 09:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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