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Minister for Europe reaffirms UK support for Gibraltar

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While congratulating the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo on Tuesday the UK Minister for Europe Leo Docherty reaffirmed the UK’s support for Gibraltar.

“Mr Docherty formally congratulated Mr Picardo for his recent election win and confirmed that he would continue to work closely with the Government of Gibraltar to deliver a safe and secure UK/EU treaty on Gibraltar whilst at the same time continue to plan on matters relating to a possible NNO,” said a statement from No6 Convent Place.

He also reaffirmed the UK Government’s steadfast and unshakeable commitment to Gibraltar on all matters and in particular in relation to sovereignty.

“I am very grateful to Mr Docherty for his kind words and continued support,” said Mr Picardo.

“The UK Government’s strong commitment to Gibraltar and the resolution of the UK/EU treaty is clear. We will continue to work closely together on these matters and strengthen our already excellent working relationship.”

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