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London will convene the French ambassador after the tensions around fishing licenses

 London will convene the French ambassador after the tensions around fishing licenses © Copyright 2021, the Obs London will convene the ambassador of France after the threats of retaliation formulated by Paris about fishing licenses Post-Brexit , which she criticizes the United Kingdom to grant too small number, announced the British government this Thursday, October 28.

Quelques jours après les menaces de rétorsion formulées par Paris à l'encontre de Londres au sujet des licences de pêche post-Brexit, les tensions entre les deux pays ne redescendent pas. Le Premier ministre Boris Johnson s'est plaint ce samedi auprès de la cheffe de l'exécutif européen Ursula von der Leyen des menaces © 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 The United Kingdom is preparing "actively" unpublished remedy.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson complained this Saturday from the Chape of the European Executive Ursula von der Leyen threats "completely unjustified" of Paris about fishing licenses, London preparing "actively" a Unpublished procedure . This novel rise in tensions occurs on the eve of a meeting scheduled for this Sunday between Boris Johnson and the French President Emmanuel Macron and the next day of the convocation by London of the French Ambassador, Catherine Colonna .

Brexit / Fishing: London Announces JOHNSON-MACRON MEETING IN G20

 Brexit / Fishing: London Announces JOHNSON-MACRON MEETING IN G20 GB-EU-France-Peche: Brexit / Fishing: London Announces Johnson-Macron meeting on the G20 margin © Reuters / Pool Brexit / Fishing : London announces a Johnson-Macron meeting on the margin of the G20 London (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to chat with the French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the G20 summit this weekend in Rome, announced Friday his Spokesperson, while the tensions between Paris and London around the fishing areas in the sleeve after Brexit

licenses granted in "too small number"

at a meeting with Ursula von der Leyen this Saturday at the top of the G20 in Rome, Boris Johnson expressed according to Downing Street of his "concerns about the French Government Rhetoric "On this flammable subject between France and the United Kingdom. For its part, Ursula von der Leyen tweeted that the Commission was "intensely committed to finding solutions".

France criticizes the United Kingdom for too small number of post-Brexit licenses to its fishermen. She promised for lack of improvement to prohibit next Tuesday to British fishing vessels to land their cargo in French ports and strengthen customs controls of trucks.

"The credibility" of the United Kingdom is at stake

far from calming before the G20, the tension is still rising this Friday with the threat of London to implement "rigorous controls" on European boats sinking in its Water, if Paris effectively puts its threats on execution. For the family photo of the G20, Boris Johnson arrived by greeting Emmanuel Macron in an overly combative way, but the two men did not seem to talk to each other. They must do it on Sunday face-to-face. The French President estimated in an interview to the Financial Times as the "credibility" of the United Kingdom is at stake.

Post-Brexit Fishing: Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson are committed to a "Deescalad" in the "Next Days"

 Post-Brexit Fishing: Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson are committed to a © Chesnot / Getty Images Post-Brexit Fishing: Emmanuel Macron and Boris Johnson engage in "de-escalation" "In the" next few days " the Head of State and the British Prime Minister spoken on one-on-one, Sunday, October 31, on the margin of the G20 in Rome, to address the thorny file of fishing.


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the Post-Brexit agreement, concluded in extremis end 2020 between London and Brussels, Provides that European fishermen can continue to work in some British waters under certain conditions. London claims to have granted 98% of applications for EU vessel licenses to fish in its waters, a figure challenged by France, which is 90%.

Boris Johnson said that Saturday that it is ready to activate for the first time a conflict settlement tool provided for in the post-Brexit agreements with the EU. "No, of course not, I do not exclude it," said Johnson at the Sky News chain on the G20 margin. "If there is a violation of the treaty or if we believe that there is a violation of the treaty, then we will do what is necessary to protect the British interests".

The conflict on the fishing is "accessory"

in this letter revealed by Politico, the leader of the French Government considers that it is "essential to show clearly to the European public opinions that respect for the undertaking commitments is not negotiable and that There is more damage to leave the European Union than to stay there ". In this context, a British boat suspected of illegal fishing in French waters was still in quay in Le Havre Saturday pending the payment of 150,000 euros of deposit. His captain must be judged in August next.

Before the opening of the COP26 on the climate Sunday in Glasgow, Boris Johnson considered that the conflict on the fishing "is frankly of the cat pee, accessory, in comparison with the threat against the humanity to which we are confronted" .

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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