Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12324

11 September 2019
Negotiation of a new agreement with Seychelles for access to waters of Mayotte
Brussels, 10/09/2019 (Agence Europe)

On Tuesday 10 September, the European Commission adopted a proposal asking the EU Council to authorise it to negotiate a new fisheries agreement with the Republic of the Seychelles on access to the waters of Mayotte, which fall within the Union's jurisdiction.

The Commission intends to conduct negotiations on this access agreement in parallel with the negotiations for a new sustainable fisheries agreement with the Seychelles (see EUROPE B12294A30). 

Since 2014, the exclusive economic zone...