Thursday, May 19, 2022


France threatens EU legal action if UK sticks to fishing licence stance

Clement Beaune, the junior European Affairs Minister, also accused British Prime Minister Boris Johnson of trying unsuccessfully to isolate France in the dispute over post-Brexit fishing licences for French fishermen.

WTO postponement a ‘significant blow’ to possible Covid-19 vaccine, fishing deals

Expectations of new agreements had been muted ahead of the gathering, which was postponed after new Swiss travel restrictions due to the Omicron variant meant many planned face-to-face meetings could not happen.

India says WTO fishing proposal favours rich nations

Governments spend billions of dollars every year subsidising fishing industries that provide a livelihood to millions of people.

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