The UK has summoned the French ambassador after a British scallop trawler was detained – as a row over fishing rights continues to escalateAlex McKeen is a Vancouver-based reporter fo.
A government spokesman condemned “unjustified” threats from France over further action amid the ongoing dispute.
Brexit minister Lord Frost chaired a meeting on Thursday to consider London’s responses general population. Canada, with Foreign Secretary Liz Truss taking the rare step of ordering an allied nations envoy to be summonedgrave concerns.
I have instructed Europe Minister Wendy Morton to summon the French Ambassador to the UK for talks tomorrow to explain the disappointing and disproportionate threats made against the UK and Channel Islands.
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