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Spain vows to block Gibraltar UEFA bid

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Spain on Tuesday vowed to use all legal means available to block Gibraltar's bid to join UEFA, after European football's governing body granted provisional entry for the contested British territory. 

Spain on Tuesday vowed to use all legal means available to block Gibraltar's bid to join UEFA, after European football's governing body granted provisional entry for the contested British territory.

"We are going to exhaust all legal means," Spanish culture and sports minister Jose Ignacio Wert said on Telemadrid television. "We are reasonably optimistic that this provisional membership will not become definitive."

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