Brian Reyes is the Editor of the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Gibraltar was discussed in Madrid yesterday during a wide-ranging meeting on Brexit between the UK’s Minister for the Cabinet Office, David Lidington, and Spanish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Alfonso Dastis. Speaking after the meeting, Mr Lidington expressed confidence that a constructive agreement would be reached on Gibraltar’s post-Brexit relations with Spain and the wider EU.READ MORE
News that negotiations on Gibraltar’s post-Brexit relationship with Spain had become strained will have come as no surprise to anyone familiar with our affairs. Finding agreement with the Partido Popular on enhanced use of Gibraltar’s airport was never going to be easy. On the face of it, there are two irreconcilable positions. On one sideREAD MORE
Opportunities for greater economic cooperation between Gibraltar and Israel were among the key topics discussed by the Israeli ambassador to the UK during an overnight visit to the Rock this week. Mark Regev was in Gibraltar at the invitation of the Jewish community to mark the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence, but took the opportunityREAD MORE
Against the backdrop of ongoing talks about Gibraltar’s post-Brexit relationship with Spain, the UK Government has reiterated its support for the enhanced use of Gibraltar airport as set out in the 2006 Cordoba Agreement. The position was set out by Robin Walker, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, in aREAD MORE