Commissioner Damanaki on illegal fishing allegations

picture by Kieran Kelleher

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and Greenpeace published today the results of enquiries on illegal fishing, reporting the involvement of Spanish ship-owners in such activities and possible misappropriations of EU funding.

Following the reports, Commissioner Damanaki stated that "The serious allegations are already under investigation by the European Commission and being followed up with the Spanish national authorities. We are establishing all facts in order to pursue breaches".

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