US News: Post-Brexit fishing: meeting in Paris between France and UK before possible penalties

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.

Le bateau de pêche écossais © Sameer al-Doumy The Scottish fishing boat "Cornelis-Gert Jan Dumfries" leaves Le Havre after several days of retention by the authorities French by November 3, 2021

The British Secretary of State for Brexit David Frost meets the French Secretary of State in European affairs Clément Beaune Thursday in Paris, in the midst of the fishing crisis, France threatening the Great Brittany of sanctions .

The place of the meeting was not communicated to AFP, Mr. Beaune's entourage stating that it was outside the media. But the French government spokesman Gabriel Attal confirmed to the press that the fishing dispute would be on the agenda, without more details.

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

Paris and London are in conflict on the fishing licenses granted to Europeans after Brexit.

France threatened to prohibit last Monday at midnight with British fishing vessels to land their cargoes in the French ports and to strengthen the customs controls of all trucks if London did not give more licenses to the French fishermen. She had finally temporarily lifted the ultimatum while waiting for the Parisian meeting.

Le Premier ministre britannique Boris Johnson et le président français Emmanuel Macron pendant la COP26 à Glasgow, le 1er novembre 2021 © Christopher Furlong British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron During COP26 in Glasgow, November 1, 2021

"It's not as we negotiate that we will put sanctions," had defended Emmanuel Macron in front of the press, on the sidelines of COP26 in Glasgow, the United Kingdom. "The next hours are important hours," had the French president assured.

Post-Brexit Fishing: London prepares for unpublished remedy against Paris

 Post-Brexit Fishing: London prepares for unpublished remedy against Paris © 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.

"We received first signals from the British authorities to accelerate trade. A response to the latest proposals of the French authorities is expected by Wednesday," had stressed the French Presidency on Monday.

- "In-depth discussions" -

The British government had on its side "greeted" the postponement of sanctions, saying to "congratulate France recognize that in-depth discussions are necessary to solve all the difficulties of the relationship between the Kingdom. -Uni and the EU ".

Under the Brexit Agreement, European fishermen can continue to work in some British waters as long as they can prove that they were forever there. But French and British compete with the nature and extent of the supporting documents.

About a quarter of the French intakes in volume (about 20% in value) come from British waters, very fishy and which are at the origin of 650 million euros of annual sales for European fishermen.

Fishing: status quo or desclass? Frying on the line between London and Paris at the end of Johnson-Macron

 Fishing: status quo or desclass? Frying on the line between London and Paris at the end of Johnson-Macron © Copyright 2021, Obs status quo or de-escalation? The British Government posted its firmness against France in the post-Brexit fishing conflict and challenged the French report after an interview between Boris Johnson and Emmanuel Macron, claiming that his position "N 'has not changed ".

Discussions on the subject were held on Wednesday in Brussels between the United Kingdom and the European Commission, during which the first time was addressed the sensitive point of replacement vessels, namely the new French fishing vessels taking the place. older, according to a European source.

The British, who refused to take them into account, seem to have relaxed their position, but they want guarantees that their catches will not be superior to those of the boats they replaced, said this source at AFP.

One point was to be done at the European level Wednesday night "before the Frost-Beaune meeting on Thursday," said the European source, while highlighting "a problem of trust" between the parties. "The discussion advances, but there is no breakthrough," she still commented.

in a manifestly appeasement concern, the Scottish trawler Cornelis Gert Jan, immobilized in France for a week for caught more than two tons of scallops without a license, left the harbor of Le Havre on the end of the midday.

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Post-Brexit Fishing: Licenses conflict granted to Europeans by the United Kingdom .
© AP - Jeremias Gonzalez A French fisherman who has no license to fish in British waters, works in the port of Granville, In Normandy (picture illustration). In the fishing record, meetings are linked but the nets still seem marked. It remains a conflict on fishing licenses granted to Europeans by the United Kingdom. The French Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune, spoke on Tuesday morning with the British minister in charge of Brexit, David Frost.

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