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Wales and Galicia sign bilateral accord to minimize Brexit impact for fishing sector

Tuesday, November 21st 2017 - 09:27 UTC
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Galicia and Wales intend to sign their own bilateral agreement to try to minimize the impact that Brexit will have and avoid damage to the fishing sector. The announcement was made by Galician president Alberto Núñez Feijoo, after having obtained a positive response to his invitation to the Welsh prime minister, Carwyn Jones. Read full article


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  • Ann Other

    Fishing in British waters would be a national decision not a regional one, if it cuts Spanish fishing down by 50% that sounds like good news for British fishermen. Brexit is about reclaiming sovereignty and not helping the Spanish overfish in British waters.

    Nov 21st, 2017 - 11:12 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Clyde15

    What waters do Wales control in respect of fishing rights ?

    The bulk of the fishing waters in the UK are off the coast of Scotland and these are supposed to be part of the devolution agreement on leaving the EU....or are they ?

    Nov 21st, 2017 - 05:46 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Jolene

    The question is why is this piece appearing in Mercopenguin, a British government propaganda organ supposedly devoted to America, South America and the “South Atlantic”?

    Nov 22nd, 2017 - 04:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog


    Ever noticed that it is in the news section under the' international' heading?

    Nov 23rd, 2017 - 11:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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