UK summons French ambassador amid fishing row

AFP , Thursday 28 Oct 2021

Britain on Thursday said it had summoned France's ambassador in an escalating row over post-Brexit fishing rights.

Britain and French fishing rights
The Cornelis Gert Jan detained in the harbour of Le Havre, northern France on October 28, 2021,. AFP

"We regret the confrontational language that has been consistently used by the French government on this issue," said a statement from Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office, adding: "As a next step, the Foreign Secretary has instructed Minister Morton to summon the French ambassador."

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