Faroe Islands renews fishing quota deal with Russia

The autonomous Faroe Islands territory is highly dependent on fishing for its income, and its fisheries ministry says its fishing quota deal with Russia covers 5% of its gross domestic product. – AFP pic, November 26, 2022.

DENMARK’s autonomous Faroe Islands have renewed a fishing quota deal with Russia for one year despite Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine, a local minister said today. 

“The Faroe Islands is totally right to extend its existing fishing agreement with Russia,” the North Atlantic archipelago’s minister of fisheries Arni Skaale told the Jyllands-Posten daily.

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