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MEPs vote to overhaul fisheries policy

06.02.13 @ 18:08

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Deputies at the plenary session in Strasbourg on Wednesday voted to support measures to reduce overfishing by 2015 and allow fish stocks to recover to sustainable levels. EU fleets can no longer overfish in foreign waters. The measures also promote small-scale fishing to help reduce discard and waste.

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