Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The Spanish Government has confirmed that Russia conducted an observation flight over southern Spain last week under the Open Skies Treaty. The flight, first reported by the Chronicle last Saturday, passed close to Gibraltar but did not enter British airspace. The plane, a Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154M, flew over central Spain and then southREAD MORE
Spain’s Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has told a leading German newspaper that Madrid will not be taking “any type of punitive measures” at the border with Gibraltar after Brexit. Sr Dastis has made similar statements in recent days to Spanish media, but his comments to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung are the first time he has spokenREAD MORE
New EU rules requiring tighter checks at Schengen borders will come into force on April 7, but there is still little clarity as to how Spain will implement the changes at its frontier with Gibraltar. The amendment to the Schengen Border Code was first proposed in the wake of terrorist attacks in 2015. After nearlyREAD MORE
Spain will be “constructive” in its approach to Gibraltar once Theresa May triggers Article 50 next week and commences the Brexit process, the country’s Foreign Minister said yesterday, insisting there would be no “drastic” measures at the border. Alfonso Dastis said the Spanish Government would also focus on protecting the interests of the Campo deREAD MORE