Foreign Minister Josep Borrell has warned the Spanish Government could derail the Brexit deal agreed between London and Brussels if it does not guarantee Madrid’s veto over Gibraltar’s future status.
The warning came after a meeting of EU ministers yesterday. After the meeting, Mr Borrell warned that the draft deal does not spell out how Gibraltar should be handled, and that the Spanish government required more clarity.
In response, the British government has said the draft Withdrawal Agreement covers Gibraltar.
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A statement from the government of Gibraltar said the Chief Minister was in touch with Mrs May following Mr Borrell’s comments.
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