Squid deal

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The Independent Online
Ten years after the Falklands war, Britain and Argentina yesterday set new limits on fishing around the disputed islands, thus averting another potential conflict: an Anglo-Argentine 'squid war', writes Robert Block. The Foreign Secretary, Douglas Hurd, and the Argentine Foreign Minister, Guido di Tella, signed agreements in London to limit the total catch of illex squid in the waters around the Falkland Islands and in the Argentine 200-mile coastal economic zone.

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