Brexit showdown looms over fishing rights

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Brexit talks between the UK and the European Union keep stalled, as the perimeters keep far apart on plenty of key factors. The “style of the month” which is for the time being grabbing the headlines, is the issue of fishing rights. When the UK was part of the EU, European boats had free entry to British fishing grounds. Prime Minister Boris Johnson must take once more administration of its waters in a post-Brexit interval, nevertheless the Europeans are crying foul. The European Union has made clear that London cannot anticipate free entry to European markets whereas limiting European boats from fishing in British waters. In several phrases, Brussels is insisting that the established order for fishing rights continues as part of any commerce deal. With the British fishing commerce struggling, the issue has transform a scorching button, symbolizing British sovereignty when the UK cuts the twine with the EU.

Michel Barnier, chief negotiator for the EU throughout the Brexit talks, had a warning for the UK earlier this week. Barnier set a deadline of October 31 for London and Brussels to conclude a free-trade settlement. With temperatures rising on both aspect of the Channel, the deadlock over Brexit may weigh on the British pound as a result of the official deadline of December 31, 2020 edges ever nearer. That is the end of the current interim interval – and never utilizing a deal in place by the highest of the yr, the UK is out, nevertheless and never utilizing a commerce deal between the EU and the UK.

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