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Andrew Crook, president of the National Federation of Fish Fryers, told Politico: “I think [the] The government wants more time to investigate the impact of the sanctions on whitefish, so it has waited for now.

“We of course support all measures they deem appropriate to bring the conflict to a speedier conclusion.”

Now another attempt to block Russia’s fishing industry could be stopped by technicalities – the UK would not be able to block access to the ‘special zone’ without the Faroe Islands on board thanks to a series of international agreements.

A government source said: “The Faroe Islands need to take a stronger stance on this. Allowing Russian ships access to an area worth around £16m amid the horrors we are seeing in Ukraine is simply wrong.

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