Spain to vote against Brexit accord if text on Gibraltar not changed – PM

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Spain will vote against the European Union’s draft Brexit agreement if the included text on the disputed British territory of Gibraltar is not changed, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday.

“As of today, if there are no changes with respect to Gibraltar, Spain will vote no to the agreement on Brexit,” Sanchez said during an Economist conference in Madrid.

A small peninsula on Spain’s southern coast and a British territory since 1713, Gibraltar is a major point of contention in Anglo-Spanish relations. Spain has long claimed sovereignty over it.

Spanish Foreign...


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Spain to vote against Brexit accord if text on Gibraltar not changed – PM


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