Spain Transnational Issues 1998
SOURCE: 1998 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Disputes - international Gibraltar question with UK; Spain controls five places of sovereignty (plazas de soberania) on and off the coast of Morocco - the coastal enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, which Morocco contests, as well as the islands of Penon de Alhucemas, Penon de Velez de la Gomera, and Islas Chafarinas
key European gateway country for Latin American cocaine and North African
hashish entering the European market; transshipment point for and consumer
of Southwest Asian heroin
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