BREXIT BLACKMAIL! Euro nations want UK fish export
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BREXIT BLACKMAIL! Euro nations want UK fish export BLOCK unless they can access our watersEUROPEAN UNIONThursday,

 BREXIT BLACKMAIL! Euro nations want UK fish export BLOCK unless they can access our waters

EUROPEAN UNION
Thursday, October 26, 2017
 

Sixty coastal communities across nine European Union (EU) nations have called on Brussels to make UK fish exports to the bloc conditional on EU vessels’ access to British waters.

Britain currently exports 80 per cent of its stock, with the majority going to the EU.

Fearing MPs will bow down to angry British fishermen, who overwhelmingly voted to leave the bloc to “take back control of our waters”, the European Fisheries Alliance (EFA) wants Brussels negotiators to demand the same free access European fishermen currently enjoy.

Gerard Van Balsfoort, chairman of the alliance, which represents fishermen from Spain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Sweden and Ireland, said: “The Brexit agreement needs to take care of our coastal communities.

Source: Express

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