Spain’s meeting with the UK on Gibraltar concludes with “important progress” but no agreement

Six hours after the meeting held on Thursday in Brussels, Spain and the United Kingdom made “important progress” in this regard Agreement on relations with Gibraltar after Britain’s exit from the European UnionIt is one of the accounts suspended since the British state left the European Union.

The two foreign ministers participated in the meeting. Jose Manuel Albarez And David Cameronas well as Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) Maros Sefkovic Prime Minister of Gibraltar, Fabian Picardo.

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This is the second meeting held in this format, following the progress made at the first meeting on April 12. They confirmed in the statement that the negotiations “have been developed.” Constructive atmosphere“With important developments and new areas of agreement.”

All parties concerned have renewed their commitment to move forward in reaching an agreement that brings together “Trust, legal security, stability in life and quality of lifeFor all residents of Gibraltar. To do this, agents negotiate how to improve and protect “trade, economy, mobility, environment and social well-being.”

The situation in Gibraltar was excluded from the UK’s withdrawal agreement from the European Union, and the three parties involved are still negotiating, eight years after the Brexit referendum. Use Rock Airport Customs control was the focus of talks between the two negotiating teams for several months.

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