Iceland

Fish Dispute Continues

EU continues to pressure Iceland over mackerel stocks

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EU officials have agreed on a new measure that could ban Icelandic fisherman from European ports. The move came in Brussels on Tuesday as tensions continue to escalate over mackerel fishing rights. Iceland and the Faroe Islands have taken larger shares of the fish than allowed in recent years, prompting their North Atlantic neighbours to call for sanctions against the two island states.

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