French President Emmanuel Macron announced this Sunday that France and the UK would be in. After meeting with his British counterpart Boris Johnson this Sunday during the G20 summit. New talks will be held on the open crisis in the granting of fishing licenses Rome.
Macron has expressed its wish to continue “the dialogue based on demands, sincerity and respect” regarding the UK and European Union’s commitments to the Brexit agreement, “as the Elysee noted in a collective statement”. from the CNN chain.
It is a matter of ensuring that “practical and operational measures are taken as soon as possible to avoid increasing tension,” said the French Presidency after the meeting.
British Brexit Minister David Frost had confirmed on Saturday that his country is “actively” considering the implementation of the dispute settlement mechanism provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement from the European Union to resolve the current fisheries dispute with France to invite Brussels and Paris to join their actions and words “stop making things difficult”.
France has accused Britain of refusing licenses to its ships for no good reason, while London insists it is fairly abiding by the rules of its post-Brexit deal.
With this in mind, the French government has confirmed that almost half of the license applications submitted by French fishermen have not yet been accepted, despite having provided the documents requested by the UK authorities to confirm compliance with the Brexit agreements.