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Legality of the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement questioned (Euractiv.com)

A respected international lawyer has published an article, claiming that the fisheries agreement between the EU and Morocco is illegal, as it doesn’t contain a specific reference to the fishing zone off the coast of Western Sahara, and that the UN Security Council (UNSC) should examine the issue.

Hans Corell, Former Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs and the Legal Counsel of the United Nations, writes in the International Judicial Monitor that UNSC should examine the legality of the EU-Morocco fisheries agreement.

Read the article in full:

http://www.euractiv.com/sections/global-europe/legality-eu-morocco-fisheries-agreement-questioned-312385


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