Spain to vote against Brexit accord if text on Gibraltar not changed – PM

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FILE PHOTO: Spain’s Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a joint news conference with Morocco’s Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani (not pictured) in Rabat, Morocco November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

MADRID (Reuters) – Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday that Spain will vote against the European Union’s draft Brexit agreement if the included text on Gibraltar was not changed.

“As of today, if there are no changes with respect to Gibraltar, Spain will vote no to the agreement on Brexit,” Sanchez said during an Economist conference in Madrid.

Reporting by Belen Carreno; Writing by Paul Day; Editing by Ingrid Melander

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