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Norway reaches fisheries agreement with UK ahead of Brexit

Christian Fernsby |
Norway and Britain have reached a bilateral agreement on fisheries, the Norwegian government said, ahead of the United Kingdom's full exit from the European Union at the end of the year.

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The framework agreement, which takes effect on Jan. 1, will govern control measures, licences and research, and also facilitates a mutual exchange of quotas, the Norwegian government said in a statement.

The deal will be signed in London on Wednesday, the Norwegian Ministry of Industry and Fisheries said.

Norway is not a member of the EU.

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