Last Brexit: Macron’s Minister celebrates a new “access to British fishing waters” for France | Politics

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Last Brexit: Macron’s Minister celebrates a new “access to British fishing waters” for France | Politics


France said through the National Ministry of the Sea that negotiations would be held on Monday to obtain licenses for 14 additional vessels, 12 meters or more, which will have access to British territorial waters. French Fisheries Minister Annick Girardin has now taken to Twitter to celebrate the possible issuance of new licenses for French trawlers. Ahead of today’s meeting, the French Minister of Fisheries tweeted: “New licenses for our fishermen!

“This is a real step forward for their access to British waters but the account is still not there.
“The French government and the European Commission are still negotiating to obtain all the promised licenses. “

In another bellicose tweet, she added that “the dialogue with the British authorities must continue under the conditions set out in the end-2020 trade and cooperation agreement”.

She added: “We will not allow ourselves to be imposed new criteria! “

On Monday, the European Commission will discuss with its British counterparts the access to British waters for these larger vessels.

The French Ministry of the Sea declared: “Negotiations with the British authorities must continue under the conditions provided for by the trade and cooperation agreement, there can be no question of imposing new standards which hamper readability and consistency of our actions ”.

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