Gib chief to defy Spain with Madrid speech

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Series Details 02.02.15
Publication Date 02/02/2015
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The reported that GibraltarĀ“s Chief Minister Fabian Picard delivered a speech in Madrid on the 3 February 2015 defying disapproval from the Spanish government.

Mr Picardo had been invited to speak at the New Economic Forum on the 3 February 2015, but the event had been cancelled the previous week reportedly after pressure was applied by Spain's Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo. Instead Mr Picardo spoke an an alternative event.

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