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18th Aug 2017

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Denmark asks WTO to solve EU dispute with Faroe Islands

EU member state Denmark Wednesday filed a request in Geneva for a WTO panel to solve a dispute between the Faroe Islands and the EU. The Faroese are not allowed to sell herring and mackerel in the EU as part of sanctions for fishing too much in the North Atlantic.

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