Prawit urges UN to get tough on illegal fishing

06.06.2019 - 01:22

Deputy Prime Minister Gen Prawit Wongsuwon on Wednesday called on the United Nations to make Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing an environmental crime. “Thailand is very proud of its success in tackling IUU. We hope to see further international cooperation in dealing with the issue. We also want to see the United Nations not only considering cases of fishing destruction, but also treating IUU fishing as a crime for which the culprits must be punished,” Gen Prawit told an audience at a forum on IUU fishing.

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