Gibraltar delegation meets Dr Liam Fox in London

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HM Government of Gibraltar
The Gibraltar delegation with Dr Fox

ON the same day that the British Ambassador to the European Union as a courtesy told the EU that Article 50 would be triggered on March 29 and Prime Minister May was in Wales, drumming up Brexit support, a delegation from Gibraltar visited Dr Liam Fox.

Fabian Picardo and Richard Garcia arrived in London for a meeting with the Secretary of State for International Trade who has visited Gibraltar on a number of occasions in the past whilst Secretary of State for Defence before resigning over a personal matter.

According to a press release issued by the government of Gibraltar, he is already well-informed about Gibraltar issues and said that he is very keen to make sure that the interests of Gibraltar were fully taken into account going forward.

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The Chief Minister took the opportunity to discuss the potential inclusion of Gibraltar in whatever trade deals the United Kingdom might conclude with the rest of the World in a post-Brexit scenario whilst Dr Garcia met with the Liberal Democrat Leader in the House of Lords, Lord Newby, in order to brief him on the impact of Brexit on Gibraltar.

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