Gap Fill - Gibraltar - Level 5


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The UK has objected to the EU's of the word "colony" to describe the of Gibraltar. The EU made a regarding UK travelling to the EU after Brexit. It says in a : "Gibraltar is a of the British Crown. There is a between Spain and the UK concerning the sovereignty over Gibraltar, a territory for which a has to be reached." The UK replied: "Gibraltar is not a colony and it is inappropriate to describe it in this way....Gibraltar is a full part of the UK family....This will not change to our exit from the EU."

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located between Spain and Morocco. Over 30,000 people live . In 1704, Britain captured it from Spain. It was handed to the UK in a 1713 . Spain still claims the . It wants the EU to exclude Gibraltar from post-Brexit agreements with the UK. Gibraltar rejected the of a shared UK-Spanish by 99% to 1% in a 2002 . Gibraltar's Chief Minister accused Spain of . He said: "No one will be surprised to hear the Spanish government making statements in of Gibraltar."

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