PM meets Gibraltar chief minister

David Cameron has met the chief minister of Gibraltar at Downing Street to discuss the diplomatic row paralysing Gibraltar's border with Spain.

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Further facts about Gibraltar row

  • Mr Picardo's visit to the UK saw him meet with Foreign Secretary William Hague on Wednesday, a meeting he said showed that the UK and Gibraltar governments "remain in lockstep" over the disagreement.
  • The spat effects regular commuters as up to 8,000 Spaniards living mainly in the nearby towns of La Linea and Algeciras travel daily to Gibraltar for work.
  • Yesterday, the Gibraltar government accused Spain of introducing an export ban on construction materials to punish the enclave.

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