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Norway, Greenland strike fishing quota deal

Agreement renewed for 2019.

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The governments of Norway and Greeland on Friday reached an agreement that gives the two countries' fishing fleets access to quotas in each other's waters.

Under the terms of the deal, Greeland will harvest 4,000 metric tons of cod, 900 metric tons of haddock and 500 metric tons of saithe. Norway, meanwhile, will have access to 1,200 metric tons of cod in Greedlandic water, and small volumes of other species and bycatch.

The two countries will continue to partner on research.

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