Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron met with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G20 summit in Rome, and the leaders agreed to shortly take measures to relieve the tensions regarding fishing licenses, the Elysee Palace said on Monday.
ss British waters under the Brexit trade deal. London slammed the announcement.
Macron also said that it is necessary to follow the rules of fishing licenses.
The French president told reporters that he does not want any escalation on the issue and that it is better to reach an agreement instead of imposing sanctions.
On Wednesday, France said that it will impose sanctions against the United Kingdom on November 2 over its refusal to issue enough fishing licenses for French fishermen to access British waters under the Brexit trade deal. London slammed the announcement.