Coastal States Discuss North East Atlantic Mackerel Management

25 October 2013, at 1:00am

EUROPE - The European Union, Faroe Islands, Iceland and Norway met in London on October 23 and 24, under the chairmanship of the European Union to discuss the management measures for 2014 north east Atlantic mackerel stock.

Commissioner Damanaki stated on this occasion: “I very much welcome the positive nature of these discussions and consider that, in view of the more optimistic scientific advice, there is now a window of opportunity for reaching agreement on resolving the long-standing dispute between the Parties on this very important fish stock.”