Spain 'not worried' over UK's possible legal action

Ignacio Ibanez, the director general for foreign affairs at Spain's foreign ministry, told BBC Radio 4's PM his country was "not worried" about the UK's consideration of legal action against Spain over the additional border checks on Gibraltar.

Legal advice is a normal part of the work.

We are not worried because we are convinced about what we are doing and we know that the right is on our side.

– Ignacio Ibanez, the director general for foreign affairs at Spain's foreign ministry

He added that it was "normal" that Spain would talk with Argentina about Gibraltar and the Falklands.

Read: Why Gibraltar is such a rocky point with Spain

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