The Chief Minister, Fabian Picardo, has again today, before his departure to the United Kingdom, met with the Leader of the Opposition, Daniel Feetham, to brief him on the latest aspects of ongoing matters with Spain.
Francisco Javier Pérez Trigueros, the controversial Partido Popular Mayor of the small municipality of Callosa de Segura, Valencia, has sparked a fierce reaction by posting on his Facebook page a doctored image showing the Spanish army and air force “invading” Gibraltar.
A LOS OBSERVADORES DE BRUSELAS
By Rafael Rossello Cuervas-Mons
Imagino yo que esos observadores que van a venir de Bruselas no necesitan que nadie les de consejos, pero, por si no fuera así, me gustaría resaltar algunas peculiaridades de todo lo que ha ocurrido que no acabo de comprender.
The Chief Minister, the Hon Fabian Picardo MP, travels to London today Tuesday to hold meetings with the Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron and the Foreign Secretary, Rt Hon William Hague.
These meetings will enable Mr Picardo to discuss face to face with each of them a number of important matters, in particular the current abuses by the Spanish authorities at the Gibraltar frontier and the statements from senior Spanish politicians threatening further measures against Gibraltar.
Govt. Press Release:
Reports in Spanish newspaper El Pais that Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar has agreed to bilateral or quadrilateral talks are entirely wrong. The position of the Government has not changed. It remains exactly as set out in its Press Release 606 of 2013, a copy of which is attached.
Original position laid out buy Government on the 21st August 2013: