- Apr 29, 2011
- United Kingdom
And, if the British government was sensative to the problem, they could have waited for their big announcement. It is not like the world jumps for joy when Sophie and Edward do anything. It could have waited. That is diplomacy, too.
What announcement? Edward and Sophie's visit didn't bolt out of the blue over the last few days. As a British Overseas Territory, Gibraltar was always going to get a royal visit this year. In choosing to send Edward and Sophie, the Queen and the British government have tried to be sensitive to the Spanish as they are able to go about their business quite quietly and without massive media entourages.
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