Updated Oct 28, 2021 at 8:54 PM
- The dispute over fishing rights between Great Britain and France has reached a new low.
- London has now recalled the French ambassador.
- A British boat was previously captured.
In the Brexit dispute between London and Paris fishing rights in the English Channel The British government summoned the French ambassador to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The ambassador on Friday should be “disappointing and disproportionate threats Great Britain and Channel Islands,” British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss announced Thursday evening France The arrest of a British fishing boat, claiming the lack of licenses.
The controversy over fishing has raged for a long time. Background This is the question of how many foreign fishermen will be allowed to fish in British waters after Brexit. During negotiations on Britain’s trade agreement with the European Union, this was the most contentious issue, which at times seemed to make a deal nearly impossible. On the part of the European Union, the French were above all adamant. The subject has always been treated very emotionally and plays with an old resentment of the other country.
British ship docking ban
On Wednesday evening, the French government announced that from November 2, British fishing boats will not be allowed to dock in some French ports. In addition, France will systematically check the safety of British boats in the future. So trucks going from France to Great Britain or in the opposite direction should be closely examined.
Britain criticized this announcement. Brexit Secretary David Frost was disappointed. It is very likely that the actions will not be in line with international law or the Brexit treaty. (mss/dpa)
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