Gibraltar’s Chief Minister has Face to Face Meeting with Spanish Foreign Minister

The meeting in Algeciras Credit: Gibraltar Government

The Chief Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo met with the Spanish Foreign Minister, Arancha Gonzalez Laya yesterday (July 23) in Algeciras.

Mr Picardo said: “I have been delighted to meet Spanish Foreign Minister, Ms Arancha Gonzalez Laya today in Algeciras.

“We have recorded our deep satisfaction with the progress that has been achieved by the


committees established under the MoUs (Memorandums of Understanding). They have addressed important practical issues and created a climate of confidence between us. The second round of meetings takes place in Gibraltar next week.

“We have also talked about the many opportunities that Gibraltar and the Campo de Gibraltar

can seize from the challenges that Brexit presents to all of us.

“We agreed that working together we can turn this into a rainbow of opportunities which can

turn this region into an arc of prosperity for all of the people who live in and around it.

“There is a lot of work to do.

“There is not much time to do it.

“I have committed my government, my team and myself to provide all of our ability, capacity and enthusiasm in the determination to finalise ambitious arrangements that can deliver the future area of shared prosperity which we all want to see.

“We want a win-win and together we can deliver it.”


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