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GERMANY (ON BEHALF OF THE EU):

Dr. Wolfgang Runge said that the EU believes that it will be able to find solutions to the remaining questions in the Conference on Straddling and Highly Migratory Fish Stocks. The concepts of biological unity of the fish stocks concerned and the compatibility of conservation and management measures applicable in areas under national jurisdiction and in the adjacent high seas, as well as effective enforcement provisions, are crucial elements to protect the stocks for the next generation.