EU IUU fishing law changes a step closer

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Fisheries MEPs have agreed to pass Council proposals to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

Fisheries ministers in the European Parliament have voted to overhaul fisheries control rules to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

The preliminary agreement on new EU fisheries control rules was approved with 20 votes in favour and eight against in the European Parliament’s Fisheries Committee on 27 June 2023.

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