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Fisheries Minister Visits Rabat to Boost EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement

15 January 2013

SPAIN - The Secretary General of Fisheries Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Carlos Dominguez, is in Rabat, Morocco to promote the negotiation of the new fisheries agreement between the EU and Morocco.

The assistance of the Secretary-General to the third round, held in Rabat from 15 to 16 January, aims to promote and facilitate the new fisheries agreement between the EU and Morocco. This agreement is of great importance to the Government of Spain and therefore it is representing the interests of the fishing fleet.

The revival of the negotiations is the priority of Minister Arias CaƱete. In recent months, the head of the Department has had several meetings with his Moroccan counterpart and with officials of the European Commission, among others, to quickly close, a new agreement.

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