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UK calls in French envoy over ‘threats’ as fishing dispute deepens

Britain on Oct. 28 summoned the French ambassador to explain "threats" made over post-Brexit fishing rights, hours after France’s Prime Minister Jean Castex offered to open talks to resolve the increasingly bitter row.

The two sides are at loggerheads over licensing rules for EU boats wanting to operate in waters around Britain and the Channel Islands.

  • PARIS-Agence France-Presse
  • Ηurriyet

France has been incensed by the rejection of its vessels by Britain and the self-governing islands of Jersey and Guernsey, which depend on London for defense and foreign affairs.

Castex said he was “always open to talks”, but hours later U.K. foreign minister Liz Truss tweeted that she…

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