Beyond Brexit—UK signs second Fisheries Framework Agreement with Faroe Islands

Beyond Brexit—UK signs second Fisheries Framework Agreement with Faroe Islands

The UK has concluded a fisheries agreement with the Faroe Islands. The Fisheries Framework Agreement was signed by Environment Secretary, George Eustice, UK Ambassador to Denmark, Emma Hopkins, and the Faroese Fisheries Minister, Jacob Vestergaard. It sets out that the UK and Faroes will hold annual negotiations to agree on issues of access to waters and fishing quotas. The agreement is the second of its kind since the UK left the EU on 31 January 2020, with the first fisheries agreement with Norway signed in September 2020.

Source: UK signs fisheries agreement with the Faroe Islands

For further detail, see: LNB News 29/10/2020 71.

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