Brexit: Tensions around access to fishing waters Revival, Paris Ready to Riposter
France Always expect answers for its requests for permissions © Sameer Al-Doumy / AFP SQVQSV Diplomacy - France Always expect answers for its requests for definitive permissions in two days, provisional licenses allowing French fishermen to exercise their activity in Anglo-Norman waters will expire. France has formulated with the United Kingdom of many request for definitive authorizations this time: 169 in Jersey, 168 in Guernsey and 87 in the 6 to 12 miles area off the British coast.
© Jean-François Monier, AFP Prime Minister, Jean Castex, called on Tuesday the European Commission to ensure more firm way of respecting fisheries commitments subscribed by Great Britain.
Prime Minister Jean Castex has "seized" the presidency of the European Commission, Tuesday, about the Conflict with the United Kingdom on the fishing, asking what it "move more" and be "firmer" with London.
The Prime Minister, Jean Castex, called on Tuesday, October 5, the European Commission to ensure more firmly with respect for the fisheries commitments subscribed by Great Britain, which "does not respect the signature. itself given ".
Crack: elected officials of Seine-Saint-Denis arrest Jean Castex and denounce a "contempt"
© Copyright 2021, the Obs Thirty elected representatives wrote on Tuesday, September 28, to Prime Minister Jean Castex for denounce the "contempt" felt by the Seine-Saint-Denis after the displacement of drug addicts at the edge of this poor department asking him to take "the necessary measures".
"The commission moves, it must do more," said the head of government at the meeting of the Government at the National Assembly.
Fishing: 95 licenses granted by Jersey to French boats, 75 Refuse
© Sameer al-Doumy / AFP Jersey The Anglo-Norman Jersey Island will grant 64 final licenses and 31 provisional to French boats to fish for fishing In its waters and has refused 75 applications, announced Wednesday the local government in a statement. After the Brexit , a transitional device had been implemented, the time to set up the new device provided by the commercial agreement concluded in extremis at the end of last year between London and Brussels.
Jean Castex announced the next convocation by France of the "Partnership Council", made up of European and British representatives, which is supposed to guarantee the application of the trade and cooperation agreement concluded between Brussels and London.
"This internal law provision to the Union (European) must make it possible to verbalize this serious and repeated default and to further involve the Commission in the resolution of this dispute," said the head of government. "If it is not enough, then we will seize the arbitral panel of the agreement to conduct the British to respect their Word. We will question all the conditions for the more comprehensive implementation of the agreements concluded under the aegis of the European Union, But also if the bilateral cooperation we have with the United Kingdom in multiple domains, "warned Jean Castex.
Fishing. The Minister of the Sea launches an ultimatum in the United Kingdom
© Archives West-France / Lucie Weeger Annick Girardin, here on a visit to Saint-Malo The Minister of the Sea Annick Girardin received Wednesday 29 September Representatives and Committees Fishermen's premises. She mentioned the list of licenses attributed to Norman and Breton fishermen by Jersey. A list it refuses. Wednesday 29 September 2021, The Government of Jersey unveiled the list of boats eligible for a final license for fishing in the waters of Island. They are 64.
The post-Brexit agreement, concluded in extremis at the end of last year between London and Brussels, provides that European fishermen can continue to work in some British waters provided that they have a license, granted if they can prove that they had before.
The Anglo-Norman Island of Jersey announced, on 29 September, the granting of 64 final licenses to French boats (against 169 requested by Paris) and the rejection of 75 files. The day before, London granted 12 additional authorizations in its waters, within 6 to 12 nautical miles of its coast (against 87 requested).
France considers insufficient the number of licenses issued by the United Kingdom to French fishermen in late September. "From month to month, the United Kingdom presents new requirements for due requirements, refuses certain data without any argument and postpones the granting of definitive licenses," said Jean Castex to the National Assembly.
United Kingdom: The army will be deployed to cope with the fuel shortage
© Photoalto / James Hardy / Getty Images United Kingdom: The army will be deployed to cope with the shortage of fuels United Kingdom is plagued by fuel shortages due to the lack of road drivers and panicked purchases. with great ills, great remedies. About 200 soldiers will be deployed from Monday, October 4 in the United Kingdom.
pressure measurements "in the coming days, we will take European or national measures of pressure on the United Kingdom," had hammered from Tuesday morning the French Secretary of State to European affairs, Clément Beaune, waving the threat Energy weapon. "For example, we can imagine the Anglo-Norman Islands, the United Kingdom dependent on our energy supply ..." he added, without ending his sentence.
In May, the Minister of the Sea, Annick Girardin, had already referred to possible repercussions on the "submarine cable transport" that feeds on the island of Jersey from France. And on September 30, she had indicated that Paris would soon have "retaliation measures" in response to the low number of British licenses granted to French fishermen.
"Our patience has a clear limit, that of the exasperation and that of our fishermen," said Clement Beaune. "It's been nine months we're talking calmly, kindly. That's enough!" He said. "They think they can live all alone and in addition to tap Europe. And as it does not work, they do in the outbidding and aggression," said the Secretary of State.
For its part, the Ministry of the Sea has published its schedule of work on the file, to show its determination to stand alongside fishing professionals. Wednesday, "meeting with national and European parliamentarians, the regional councils of Brittany, Hauts-de-France and Normandy, the departmental councils and the mayors concerned," he announces.
Monday, October 11, "Displacement in Luxembourg In order to meet the European ministers of the fisheries. Preparation of a list of European retaliation (and) displacement in Brussels" to meet the European Commissioner in charge of the fishery and exchange on the European retaliation measures. The "announcement of European and French answers" is promised for "the second half of October".
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Brexit: The EU will refuse international arbitration claimed by the United Kingdom .
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