EU-Mauritania deal “worthless”

Gerard van Balsfoort, president of the Pelagic Freezer-trawler Association says that the deal does not make any sense

The European Commission has initialled a two-year Fisheries Partnership Protocol (FPA) between the EU and Mauritania which it has described as sustainable - however, the pelagic freezer trawler owners say it''s worthless.

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