Irish fishing representatives say Norway must offer Ireland some reciprocity, if requesting access to our Blue Whiting fishing grounds. Spokesperson Aodh O’Donnell has rejected Norway’s claim that their request is part of regular negotiations.
“The request for unfettered access south of the 56-degree line of the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is in additional element to their existing agreement with the EU,” says O’Donnell, chief executive of the Irish Fish Producers Organisation (IFPO).
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