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Chief Minister Sends Condolences to Spanish Foreign Minister on Sudden Death of Diplomat in Current Brexit Negotiations – 643/2020

By September 21, 2020 No Comments

The Chief Minister, the Hon. Fabian Picardo QC MP, has sent his personal condolences and those of Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar to Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya on the sudden death of Spanish diplomat Antonio Garcia Ferrer.

In his letter, Mr Picardo, refers to Mr Garcia Ferrer’s efforts and generosity during the many negotiations to achieve a concensus over Gibraltar on the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union.

According to the Chief Minister, Mr Garcia Ferrer became a valued colleague and won the respect and friendship of the Gibraltar negotiators.

Mr Picardo asks the Foreign Minister to convey his personal condolences and that of his team to the bereaved family and colleagues of the Spanish negotiators.