ROYAL NAVY SHIPS CHASE OFF SPANISH VESSEL IN GIBRALTAR WATERS

Sourced : UK Defence Journal

By George Allison

Royal Navy ships off the coast of Gibraltar have reportedly chased off Spanish boats illegally fishing in British waters for the third day in a row.Reports also suggest an alarming attitude in response to these events with a spokesperson saying:

“This is nothing unusual, these things happen often.”

According to reports, Royal Navy vessels had approached the trawler and read out sovereignty warning to leave Gibraltar waters immediately. After about an hour the trawler left.

In May last year, a Spanish patrol boat reportedly tried to “hassle” an American nuclear submarine attempting to dock at Gibraltar.

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