EU irks Britain by calling Gibraltar a “colony”

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EU irks Britain by calling Gibraltar a “colony”
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Britain complained about the European Union calling Gibraltar a “colony” in a piece of draft legislation on Friday, highlighting how the EU is lining up behind Spain in its territorial dispute as Britain quits the bloc.

The 27 remaining member states agreed to offer Britons visa-free travel to the EU after Brexit in March, even if talks on a broader withdrawal treaty collapse, on condition that Britain offers the same terms to EU citizens visiting for up to 90 days.

But diplomats said Britain’s ambassador to the EU had objected to the wording of the...


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EU irks Britain by calling Gibraltar a “colony”


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