UK ministers hail progress on Gibraltar deal –


Britain and Spain have made “important progress” in talks over an settlement to safe Gibraltar’s post-Brexit relationship with the European Union, International Secretary James Cleverly mentioned on Wednesday.

Gibraltar is at the moment the one a part of Britain which continues to be within the Schengen passport-free space, below a deal that was struck the day earlier than the UK left the EU’s single market in January 2021. Nonetheless, British and Spanish officers have since been engaged in talks on commerce ties between Gibraltar and the EU.

“Important progress has been made. together with (in) discussions on the textual content of the treaty and its implementation,” mentioned Cleverly.

Spain claims sovereignty over the enclave on the southernmost tip of its nation.

(Benjamin Fox |

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