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WTO wades into EU-Faroe Islands herring war

26.02.14 @ 15:15

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The WTO on Wednesday created a panel to see if the European Commission wrongly imposed trade penalties on the Faroe Islands in a herring quota dispute. "The EU's economy is 10,000 times bigger than [ours] and its coercive economic measures ... have a significant impact," the Faroese PM, Johannesen, said.

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