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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted on Saturday that UK–France relations have been hit by “some turbulence” amid an intensifying dispute about fishing rights, but emphasised that the two countries have more common interests than divisions. France has accused the UK of breaking the UK–EU pact on post-Brexit relations after dozens of applications by French fishermen to fish in British waters were rejected. France is threatening to block British boats from its ports and tighten checks on vessels if the issue is not resolved by Tuesday. The UK has said it could retaliate if France carries out its hard-line stance. But Johnson told the BBC on Saturday that, despite “some turbulence in the relationship,” the things that united the two countries are more important than their divisions. Fending off France’s accusations, Johnson told Sky News that he was “worried” Paris “may be about to become in breach, or is already …