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Few have as much directly at stake in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union as the Gibraltarians. Last year, 95 percent of of them voted in favor of staying in the EU out of fear that they could be left at the mercy of Spanish designs to impose its sovereignty on "The Rock." (Associated Press/File)

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A copy of draft guidelines from the EU on the subject of Britain's invoking of Article 50 which were obtained by the Associated Press Friday March 31, 2017. The European Union softened its line on Britain's exit from the bloc Friday, with Council President Donald Tusk signaling some flexibility on allowing talks on a new relationship before the divorce proceedings are complete. (AP Photo/Sam Wells)

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EU Council President Donald Tusk holds British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit letter which was delivered by Britain's permanent representative to the European Union Tim Barrow that gives notice of the UK's intention to leave the bloc under Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Barrow hand-delivered the letter signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May that will formally trigger the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. (Yves Herman/Pool Photo via AP)

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A pro-European Union membership supporter holds a European flag opposite Downing Street in central London, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbours. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

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European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, March 27, 2017. The European Union has approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and Du Pont, saying that the companies' commitments to divest businesses have addressed its concerns. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Apple's EU Tax Problem Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Apple's EU Tax Problem Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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EU Cash Grab Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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EU Cash Grab Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. The European Union says Ireland has given illegal tax benefits to Apple Inc. and must now recover the unpaid back taxes from the U.S. technology company, plus interest. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Anti-EU Movement Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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European Union Exits NATO Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Illustration on prospects for the post-EU British economy by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Illustration on the British exit from the EU by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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French President Francois Hollande speaks during a media conference at the end of an EU summit in Brussels on Wednesday, June 29, 2016. European Union leaders are meeting without Britain for the first time since the British referendum to rethink their bloc and keep it from disintegrating after Britain’s unprecedented vote to leave. (Virginia Mayo)

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, speaks with British Prime Minister David Cameron prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, June 28, 2016. EU heads of state and government meet Tuesday and Wednesday in Brussels for the first time since Britain voted to leave the European Union, throwing British and European politics into disarray. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

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Illustration on the implications of the departure of Britain from the EU by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks during a media conference with European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, right, at EU headquarters in Brussels on Monday, June 27, 2016. Kerry is on a one day trip to meet with NATO and EU officials. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Tidying up: British Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure not to delay the EU divorce with theatrics.

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Cloak of discontent: A protester opposed to the Brexit wraps himself in the flag of the European Union in London's Parliament Square. Britain voted Thursday to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign. (ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS)