The United Kingdom on Sunday disavowed a French announcement that PM Boris Johnson and president Emmanuel Macron had agreed to de-escalate a dispute over fishing rights. Earlier a French official has advanced that the two leaders had agreed to address the issue in a private meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Rome.
The United Kingdom on Thursday summoned the French ambassador in London amid a dispute over fishing rights in the English Channel. The move comes as tensions increase in a heated argument over the issuances of fishing licenses by the UK, Jersey, and France.
French naval authorities have detained one British trawler and issued a verbal warning against another for operating off its coast, the Maritime Ministry announced.
The Falkland Islands government, FIG, announced on Monday measures to provide greater stability to the fishing industry by offering holders of Individual Transferable Quotas an optional extension for a 25-year period of their current rights beyond the expiry date of 2031.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said he has agreed with his Nicaraguan counterpart, Daniel Ortega, to establish lines of communication to resolve through diplomatic channels the maritime dispute between the two countries.