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Faroe Islands in EU fishing row

A row has broken out over European Union trade sanctions imposed on fish landed on the Faroe Islands.

European countries have been banned from importing herring caught by Faroese fleets after their catches trebled.

But the islands' prime minister says stocks are high and the sanctions are also opposed by Denmark, to which the Faroe Islands belong.

Kevin Keane reports.

  • 28 Aug 2013
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