Agriculture ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Brussels on Friday (5 September) to take stock of the effect of the Russian ban on EU food imports on the EU agricultural sector.
Dacian Cioloş, the European commissioner for agriculture, outlined the impact of the ban on EU agriculture at the meeting of European commissioners today (10 August) – their first following the August recess. He will make this same presentation to MEPs on the European Parliament’s agriculture committee tomorrow and to agriculture ministers on Friday.
Russia banned the import of meat, fruit, vegetables and other foods on 6 August, in retaliation for …read more
Source: European Voice