France offers reprieve in post-Brexit fishing dispute with UK

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There have been signs of a possible thaw in the dispute between the United Kingdom and France.

French President Emmanuel Macron is delaying new customs checks against the UK.

A full-blown trade war appears to be looming between the UK and France over fishing rights in the English Channel.

France had threatened to impose restrictive new customs checks from Tuesday unless French boats are granted more access to British waters.

Al Jazeera’s Alexi O’Brien reports from Boulogne-sur-Mer, in northern France.

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