Foreign Secretary’s call with Arancha González-Laya, 12 November 2020


A Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office spokesperson said:

The Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab spoke to Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González-Laya today to discuss the UK and Gibraltar’s future relationship with the European Union and the fight against COVID-19.

On Gibraltar, it was agreed that the UK, the Government of Gibraltar and Spain will continue working constructively to find a solution in order to ensure ongoing prosperity in the region. The Foreign Secretary reiterated the UK’s firm commitment to finding a solution that protects Gibraltar, its people and its economy.

On COVID-19, the Foreign Secretary welcomed Spain’s contribution to COVAX, the international scheme for ensuring equitable access to vaccines.

The Foreign Secretary and Minister González-Laya both looked forward to meeting in person in the near future.

Published 12 November 2020


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