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In the recent fishing disputes between the UK and France, it is helpful to throw in Jersey and Guernsey as well. Both are islands in the English Channel, much closer to France than to Britain as this map shows. Although both are Crown Dependencies, neither is formally part of the UK, instead having their own governments, treaties, and territorial waters. Because they are not part of the UK, Jersey and Guernsey were never part of the EU either. Post-Brexit, fishing in the English Channel now requires navigating multiple sets of rules and permits issued variously by France, Britain, Jersey, and Guernsey. upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ec/ChannelIslands.png
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