Spain promises retaliation over building of new reef

Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo warned today that Gibraltar's "party is over."
He is considering retaliatory measures towards the British territory, including a €50 (£45) border crossing fee, amid a dispute over an artificial reef being built off Gibraltar.
Mr Garcia-Margallo said the cash would be used to help Spanish fishermen who have lost out because of damage to fishing grounds.
He added that Spain might start tax investigations into thousands of Gibraltarians who own property in the country.
Spain is also considering closing airspace to planes heading to... read more

 
6 August 2013 in World News, Views: 18
Source: Morning Star
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