Crew members on board a Spanish Navy ship. (MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)
Crew members on board a Spanish Navy ship.
(MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Spain Conducts Worst Incursion in Gibraltar’s Waters Since 1960s

February 11, 2013  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Britain officially protested the incursion into Gibraltar’s waters of a Spanish armed patrol vessel, which ignored repeated warnings to leave, February 2. This is the most serious in a series of provocations over the past few months.

The 94-meter-long patrol boat is far bigger than the light ships the Royal Navy keeps in Gibraltar. “There has not been an incursion such as this since the mid-1960s when General Franco ruled Spain,” said Gibraltarian lawyer Charles Gomez.

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