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10th Dec 2016

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EU vetoes Faroes Islands WTO panel

The Faroe Islands’ request to set up a WTO panel to solve an ongoing fishing dispute has been blocked by the EU. Faroe Islands Prime Minister, Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen, said the veto was "very regrettable". The panel will be discussed next at a Dispute Settlement Body on 26 February.

News in Brief

  1. Council of Europe critical of Turkey emergency laws
  2. Italian opposition presses for anti-euro referendum
  3. Danish MP wants warning shots fired to deter migrants
  4. Defected Turkish officers to remain in Greece
  5. Most child asylum seekers are adults, says Denmark
  6. No school for children of 'illegal' migrants, says Le Pen
  7. Ombudsman slams EU Commission on tobacco lobbying
  8. McDonald's moves fiscal HQ to UK following tax probe

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