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Post-Brexit fishing licenses: Paris Threat of imminent retort measurements
© Fred Tanneau, AFP A fishing boat sailing in the port of Guilvinec, in the west of France, October 6, 2021. The cloth Burns between Paris and London. In conflict on post-Brexit fishing licenses, the French Government announced, Wednesday, the establishment of retaliation measures, some of which will come into effect from November 2nd. Tensions between the United Kingdom and France around Post- Brexit fishing licenses take a new turning point.
London will convene the ambassador of France after the threats of retaliation formulated by Paris, which she criticizes the United Kingdom to grant too small number, announced the British government this Thursday, October 28.
emphasizing that the United Kingdom judges the actions envisaged by "unjustified" France, the head of the British diplomacy Liz Truss has instructed its Secretary of State in charge of Europe, Wendy Morton, to "convene the French ambassador »Catherine Colonna, announced a spokesman for the British government in a statement.
Brexit. The Captain of the British trawler confused in Le Havre will be judged in August 2022
© Sarah Meyssonnier / Reuters a patrol of the French gendarmerie, on October 28, 2021, next to the "Cornelis Gert Jan", a ship arrested Wednesday, October 27 for fishing in the French waters without a license. The United Kingdom on the issue of post-Brexit fishing licenses, the prosecutor's office announced Friday, October 29 that the Chalier captain by Le Havre Wednesday for fishing without a license would be judged on 11 August 2022.
"We regret the language of confrontation that has been constantly used by the French government on this issue, which does not facilitate the Solving things, "added the spokesman.
"We repeat that the government has granted 98% of license applications from EU vessels to fish in the United Kingdom waters and as we have clearly indicated, will consider any evidence for those who Remain, "added the same source, citing a figure challenged by France again.
Video: Fishing licenses: London summons the French ambassador (Dailymotion)Retroken measures against the United Kingdom
France promised to prohibit from November 2 to British fishing vessels to land their cargo in The French ports, and to strengthen customs controls of trucks, if French fishermen do not get by next Tuesday more licenses to fish in British waters.
Brexit: Boris Johnson promises to "do the necessary" to defend the British interests on the fishing
Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron must meet during the weekend in Rome, on the sidelines of the G20 leaders summit which precedes the Cop26 in Glasgow © Christian Hartmann / Pool / AFP The British Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron, at the NATO Summit in London, December 4, 2019.
The two countries multiplied the more or less soothing statements this week.
The British Minister George Eustice has called "calm" and "de-escalation", claiming that the door of his government "was still open", while the French Prime Minister Jean Castex said "open" In the discussions "provided that London" respects its commitments ".
but London also judged the French "disproportionate" measures and warned that they would be the subject of "an appropriate answer and calibrated ".
The British Government understands only "the language of force", retorted Thursday morning the French Secretary of State to European affairs Clément Beaune, while the Minister of the Sea Annick Girardin mentioned "a fight" to compel the kingdom -Uni to respect his commitments.
Post-Brexit fishing: meeting in Paris between France and UK before possible penalties .
© Sameer al-Doumy The Scottish fishing boat "Cornelis-Gert Jan Dumfries" leaves Le Havre after several days of retention by the authorities French by November 3, 2021 The British Secretary of State for Brexit David Frost meets the French Secretary of State in European affairs Clément Beaune Thursday in Paris, in the midst of the fishing crisis, France threatening the Great Brittany of sanctions . The place of the meeting was not communicated to AFP, Mr.