EU clinches fisheries agreement with Mauritania

EU clinches fisheries agreement with Mauritania


The European Union and Mauritania last week initialled a new fisheries partnership agreement to replace the current fisheries agreement due to end on July 31, 2006. According to the European Commission statement, “It is the most important fisheries agreement concluded by the EU with a third country both in financial terms and as regards fishing opportunities for EU vessels. The new agreement will be in place for six years.” Commissioner Joe Borg said in a statement: “This agreement, the biggest ...


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