Gibraltar leader fears Spain sovereignty push over Brexit

Chief Minister of Gibraltar Fabian Picardo gestures during a interview in Gibraltar on March 17, 2016Spain may try to force the issue of joint sovereignty with Britain over Gibraltar in the event of a Brexit, the territory’s chief minister said in an interview aired Saturday. Fabian Picardo told Sky News television that Spain might close the frontier gates with the British overseas territory if Britain votes to leave the European Union in a membership referendum on June 23, choking the peninsula of workers and land access to the continent.

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