London has warned that it will seek compensation.
November 1, 2021 at 1:05 pm TASR
London. In a dispute over fishing rights, Britain issued a final warning to France on Monday. If the issue is not resolved within 48 hours, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said London would implement the Brexit dispute resolution mechanism and seek compensation.
This was reported by the DPA.
“Stop threatening British fishing boats. Stop threatening ports in the English Channel. And we respect that we have every right to issue fishing licenses under the Trade Agreement,” Truss told Sky News.
What’s in a fishing dispute
Paris has accused London of harming French fishermen on a permit to fish in British waters. If the agreement is not reached, France has announced on Tuesday that it will close some ports for British vessels and UK fishermen. Reinforced controls also apply to trucks.
London denies the allegations and threatens countermeasures affecting the entire EU.
Stop threatening British fishing boats. Stop threatening the port on the English Channel.
French President Emmanuel Macron The British side takes the view that action must be taken. “If the British do not take major action, action must be taken from November 2,” Macron told the G20 summit in Rome on Sunday evening.
According to Britain, several dozen French fishing vessels were disputed and did not receive a fishing license because they did not submit the required documents.
This is not Britain’s only conflict with the Union
The DPA writes that this is not the only conflict between Britain and the European Union that could cover up the UN climate summit in Glasgow. Conflicts are also growing over special rule for the north Ireland From the Brexit deal.
In response to the clashes, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefkovich warned Britain on Sunday not to “go the route of conflict”, the British newspaper The Telegraph reported.
The Slovak EU Commissioner, representing the EU on the Joint Committee set up by the British Post-British Tri-Trade and Cooperation Agreement, called on British partner David Frost to step down and consider the EU’s proposals. Northern Ireland.
“I am deeply concerned that the UK government will refuse to address this and go down the path of conflict,” The Telegraph quoted efcovič as saying.
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