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Brexit: French Agriculture Minister says no progress in fishing talks with UK

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French Agriculture Minister Julien Denormandie told France 2 TV on Friday that there was no progress in talks between France and Britain over post-Brexit fishing licenses, and added it was right for France to consider sanctions against the UK.

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Britain and France have been at loggerheads over how to resolve fishing licenses following the UK’s decision to leave the European Union.

On Thursday, Britain denounced France’s seizure of a British boat in French waters and warned Paris against further retaliation, in a rapidly deteriorating row over post-Brexit fishing rights.

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