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Cop26: Boris Johnson greets Emmanuel Macron at climate summit amid fishing row

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Cop26: Boris Johnson greets Emmanuel Macron at climate summit amid fishing row

French president Emmanuel Macron is greeted by Boris Johnson as he arrives at Cop26 as the UK and France are currently in a face-off over post-Brexit fishing rights.

Mr Macron has warned that unless Britain made a “significant move” to ease the dispute over licences to fish in British waters, Paris would introduce more stringent port and border checks from Tuesday.

Britain said the threats represent a breach of post-Brexit agreements and will launch a legal battle and do “whatever is necessary to ensure UK interests”, Mr Johnson has said.

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