1 The Bolshoi Ballet celebrated its 200th birthday 2 America's two Viking spacecraft landed on Mars 3 Britain and Iceland signed an agreement to end the third Cod War
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It's certainly not been the belligerent actions so beloved by some Brexiteers and certainly far from the gunship diplomacy displayed by Britain towards Iceland during the Cod War
. However, its still a position that's of doubtful legality, and bordering on the inept politically as the First Minister flew in for a meeting with the EU.
We revealed Iceland had hit back in the Cod War
by banning British military planes from using its NATO air base.
1976: Iceland broke off diplomatic relations with Britain after the two countries failed to agree on limits in the Cod War
In the Third Cod War
of 1976, and the death of an Icelandic fisherman crushed by a British frigate, Iceland imposed a 200 mile exclusion zone and threatened to withdraw from NATO.
A Puffin B Kestrel C Kingfisher D Hummingbird QUESTION 5 - for 5 points: Which country was involved in the so-called Cod War
with Britain during the 1970s?
Other possibilities include a "cod war
" style harassment campaign by the Argentine navy of the Falklands' fishing fleet and the disruption of British oil and gas exploration.
The replacement of arrogance with nobility shows the end of cod war
at Wahga border between the two countries which fought three and a half wars without solving any problem except adding exponentially to the miseries of one fifth of humanity.
But I do not envisage another "cod war
." Our oil will most likely whet the world's greed, let alone water.
Who were Britain's opponents in the Cod War
in the 1970s?
Thus began the so-called Cod War
. Immediately, Icelandic statesmen and diplomats declared that both Iceland's membership in NATO and the American presence on the island had come under threat.
The cod war
had been raging since the end of November when the Commission announced its latest move to save stocks from collapse in the Irish and North Sea following dire scientific warnings.