Picardo hopes to reach an agreement on the status of Gibraltar with the new Government

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The chief minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardohopes to reach an agreement on the status with the new Government that is formed in Spain respecting its “red lines”, as he stated in his speech on the occasion of the Gibraltar National Day.

The negotiations for a treaty between the United Kingdom and the European Union on the future relationship between the two is, “without a doubt, one of the biggest challenges I have had to face as chief minister.”

assured having worked “all hours” to obtain a treaty that has not yet been possible to sign. He also noted that they will “never” enter into an agreement that “crosses any of our fundamental red lines.”

However, he indicated, “We are very close to reaching an agreement that allows us to create that desired area of ​​shared prosperity between Gibraltar and the Campo de Gibraltar area.” “But we are not there yet,” he appreciated.

To do this, “we must ensure that we are ready to seal the agreement, once a new Government is formed in Spain” and added that if he is re-elected as chief minister in the next elections hopes to be able to talk about a “historic agreement” that it is possible to achieve “in good faith on all sides” in next year’s celebration.

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