• Jersey accuses France of unnecessary threats in fishing row

    7 days ago - By Chron

    LONDON - Authorities on the island of Jersey accused France of acting disproportionately after Paris threatened to cut off electricity amid dispute over fishing rights following Britain's departure from the European Union.
    French maritime minister Annick Girdardin warned Tuesday that France was ready to take “retaliatory measures” after it accused Jersey of stalling in issuing licenses to French boats under the terms of the U.K.'s post-Brexit trade deal with the EU.
    The external affairs minister for Jersey, Sen. Ian Gorst, said Jersey was just following new rules that took effect last...
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