23rd Oct 2016


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.

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