Fishing tensions between France, UK escalate

Fishing tensions between France, UK escalate

Fishing tensions between France, UK escalate — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) France announced plans on Thursday to block access to British boats until the UK grants licences to French fishermen.

France’s Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune, stressed that Paris had “pursued dialogue until now” but the fact that only half the licenses were granted was insufficient and unacceptable, France24 reported.