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Brexit: French fishermen announce blockages in three ports and in front of the Channel tunnel


The fishermen will carry out ad hoc blocking actions this Friday in the ports of Saint-Malo, Calais and Ouistreham. Access to the Channel Tunnel will also be blocked in the early afternoon.

Fishermen from Pas-de-Calais, Ouistreham and Saint-Malo will lead a blocking action in three French ports on Friday, and in front of the access to the Channel tunnel. "

The fishermen are asking for the immediate resolution of the dispute between us and the United Kingdom in the interpretation of the Brexit agreement

," Gérard Romiti, chairman of the national fisheries committee, said on Thursday. “

Our patience has its limits, it has been tried too hard.



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Access to the Channel Tunnel via the A16 motorway will be blocked by vehicles in the early afternoon, between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

The fishermen also announced the blocking of the ferry area from the port of Calais at noon for two short hours, the port of Saint-Malo in the early morning and that of Ouistreham in the early afternoon.

It has been a long time since we have seen such motivation in the profession, because everyone is afraid for their future,

” said Olivier Leprêtre, president of the Hauts-de-France regional fisheries committee. .


We reserve the right to carry out other blocking actions, including in places not affected by Brexit,

" he continued.

Source: lefigaro

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