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GSD reacts to King Felipe’s speech

King Felipe VI of Spain inspects a guard of honour during a Ceremonial Welcome on Horse Guards Parade in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 12, 2017. See PA story ROYAL Spain. Photo credit should read: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

The GSD has said it is united with the Gibraltar Government over the contents of the King of Spain’s speech to the UK Parliament.
In a statement the GSD Opposition expressed dismay after King Felipe VI said the "two governments" of his country and Britain will find a solution on the Rock's future that is "acceptable to all involved" in his address to both Houses of Parliament.
The Leader of the Opposition Roy Clinton said: “It was unfortunate that a modern Spanish monarch should address the oldest of Parliament’s in such an anachronistic way in the 21st Century.”
“Gibraltar is not a bilateral issue to be resolved between two Governments without reference to the Government or people of Gibraltar.”
“On this both the Government and Opposition are united.”

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