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US News Fishing: The British trawler for a week in Le Havre is left

21:47  03 november  2021
21:47  03 november  2021 Source:   france24.com

Post-Brexit fishing licenses: Paris Threat of imminent retort measurements

 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.

Le chalutier britannique © Sarah Meyssonnier, Reuters The British trawler "Cornelis Gert Jan" moored in the harbor of Le Havre, October 29, 2021.

The British trawler "Cornelis Gert Jan ", immobilized for a week at the Port of the Havre by the French authorities for illegal fishing in its territorial waters, was authorized Wednesday by the Rouen court to resume broad.

The Scottish trawler "Cornelis Gert Jan", immobilized in France for a week for caught more than two tons of unlicensed Scallops, left the harbor of Le Havre Wednesday, November 3rd.

The vessel dropped the moorings after a decision of the Court of Appeal of Rouen, who authorized it "to immediately leave Le Havre without having to pay deposit," said the Captain's lawyer, Mathieu Croix. The state had requested the immobilization of the trawler pending the payment of a deposit of 150,000 euros.

Brexit. The Captain of the British trawler confused in Le Havre will be judged in August 2022

 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.

A case on the background of Franco-British tensions

The French authorities had arranged the ship last Wednesday, reproaching him to operate illegally in the French waters off the Havre, on the background then intensifying the tensions between France and the kingdom -UNI about fishing .

Paris had announced the day before, from November 2, of retaliatory measures against the United Kingdom, including the prohibition of access to French ports for British fishing vessels and strengthening border and sanitary controls on British imports.

These measures were finally implemented for the hour by France. President Emmanuel Macron informed from Glasgow, on the sidelines of COP26, that bilateral fishing discussions would continue.

Post-Brexit Fishing: London prepares for unpublished remedy against Paris

 Post-Brexit Fishing: London prepares for unpublished remedy against Paris © Sameer Al-Doumy / AFP A few days after the retaliation threats made by Paris against London about post-Brexit fishing licenses , the tensions between the two countries do not come down. Prime Minister Boris Johnson complained this Saturday from the Chive de the European Executive Ursula von der Leyen "completely unjustified" threats. The United Kingdom is preparing "actively" unpublished remedy.

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Disagreements between the United Kingdom and France about fishing areas close to their ribs go back to decades, But have accentuated from Brexit.

The situation deteriorated in September when Paris accused London of not having attributed sufficient licenses to French vessels to fish in the area between 6 and 12 nautical miles of the English coast.

Even if fishing does not constitute a key economic activity for France or the United Kingdom, the conflict intervenes at a bad time diplomatically. The two countries reproach a politician use of this conflict.

with AFP and Reuters

Post-Brexit fishing: a last dialogue in Paris this Thursday between France and the United Kingdom before possible sanctions .
The British Secretary of State in charge of Brexit, David Frost, was invited to France by the secretary of French state of European affairs Clément Beaune © Isa Harsin / SIPA Fishing boats in the port of Guilvinec, September 15, 2021. ARM - The British Secretary of State in charge of Brexit, David Frost, was invited In France by the French Secretary of State Clement Beaune in the midst of the fishing , it is the dialogue of the last chance.

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