"Mackerel is extremely important to the UK – our most valuable stock. The continued sustainability of the stock is vitally important, but that is increasingly threatened by the actions of the Faroe Islands and Iceland. ... The UK continues to seek a negotiated settlement that is fair and equitable to all. However, that would require a far more positive and flexible approach to the current situation than we have seen from the other parties to date."
Storbritanniens fiskeminister Richard Benyon i The Guardian om makrillkriget mellan EU och Norge samt Island och Färöarna.