MEPs go deep-sea fishing for EU-Moroccan agreement

MEPs go deep-sea fishing for EU-Moroccan agreement


MEPs from different political groups have signed a petition asking the EU Court of Justice to rule on whether the EU fishing agreement with Morocco - in the territory of Western Sahara - respects EU treaties and international law

The 2007 EU-Moroccan Fisheries Agreement was from the very beginning considered to be highly problematic, since the southern co-ordinates of the agreement were not stipulated, leaving it to Morocco as how to interpret where European vessels could fish. According...


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