2020-12-04 21:06:50

France Threatens to Scupper Brexit Trade Deal Over Fisheries as Germany Urges 'Compromise'

The French secretary of state for European Affairs, Clement Beaune, has reportedly thrown a spanner into the works of the UK-EU trade talks at the last minute by threatening a veto over fishing access. The British government insists, however, that it will never surrender control over its extensive fisheries and borders.