'Scallop wars': UK offers olive branch as French navy threatens to act

Photo of 'Scallop wars': UK offers olive branch as French navy threatens to act
Facebook
VKontakte
share_fav

No 10 hopes for ‘amicable outcome’ to dispute between UK and French fishing boats

Downing Street has attempted to defuse tensions between British and French fishing industry workers harvesting scallops in the Channel after the French navy said it would intervene to prevent further clashes.

Theresa May’s official spokesman said both sides were hoping for a cordial solution from talks in London on Wednesday designed to resolve the dispute, suggesting there was were no plans for British warships to be deployed.

Continue reading...
view The Guardian: World News
#conservation
#fishing
#fishing industry
#food
#france
#environment
#business
#uk news