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BBC News published this video item, entitled “Royal Navy ships patrolling Jersey amid fishing row with France – BBC News” – below is their description.
Two Royal Navy ships are patrolling waters around Jersey and two French patrol vessels are nearby, as fishermen protest over their post-Brexit rights.
About 60 French and Jersey boats are blocking the island’s St Helier port, with a freight vessel unable to leave.
French fishermen say their rights are unfairly restricted by licences issued by the island under a new system.
Jersey officials are meeting the “peaceful” protesters to try and resolve the dispute.BBC News YouTube Channel
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