Deputy Provincial Councillor of the Partido Andalucista, Jose Maria España has this week asked Algeciras Mayor, Sr. Landaluce why the Spanish Government has not lifted the artificial reef, if it is in Spanish waters. He also calls upon the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to determine clearly where Spanish waters end, in the bay.
Aug 27 - Government Acknowledges Spain’s Attempts to Prohibit Commercial Vehicles Entering Gibraltar
The Government has today taken note of the Spanish authorities attempts to deny export permission for the supply of rock, sand and aggregates destined for projects in Gibraltar.
The Government has already identified sourced alternative sources of supplies and will shortly be finalising these alternative arrangements.
Aug 27 - UK Government Insists Picardo London Visit Reflects Strength of Bond Between UK and Gibraltar
Commenting on the Chief Minister’s visit to London this week, a spokesman for the UK Government today explained that it reflects the strength of bonds between the UK and Gibraltar, and the UK Government’s commitment to stand by the people of Gibraltar.
Aug 27 - Feetham Withholds Opinion on Spain Dispute to Allow Government to Implement ‘Its Own Strategy’
Following a statement released this morning by the Government, regarding Chief Minister Fabian Picardo briefing Opposition Leader, Daniel Feetham, on the ongoing issues with Spain, Mr. Feetham has noted that in the few statements that have been made by his party regarding the dispute he has tried to be ‘candid but measured’.
Oliver Bailly spokesman for the EU Commission yesterday outlined the visit of a number of specialists to the Gibraltar – Spain border, in order to evaluate the situation that has occurred due to ever growing tensions. A report on EU Commission news site Eur Activ, insists that Gibraltar and Spain are expected to enter into dialogue to solve the dispute in the spirit of cooperation.