Alexander Shishlo. The Chairman of the Council (of Ministers) of the European Union Luxembourg convenes on 7 September, an extraordinary meeting of agriculture Ministers of the EU countries to discuss the crisis in the dairy and livestock sectors of European agricultural production, said Fins news at the permanent mission of Luxembourg to the EU.
The holding of an emergency meeting of the heads of the agriculture of the EU was initiated by the Minister of agriculture of France Stephane Le Foll, in the light of protests by French farmers. The workers in agriculture and industry in favour of a significant increase in purchase prices and an increase in state aid. For example, the protesters blocked roads, put up barricades.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls have said before on the need to increase procurement prices for agricultural products, and also tried to convince all parties erupted in the agro-industrial sphere of the conflict accountable for their actions. On Wednesday, the Minister of agriculture st?phane Le Foll showed emergency plan for financial support, According to which France will allocate 600 million to help agriculture.
review co-chair of the Association Franco-Russian dialogue ", the Deputy of the National Assembly Thierry Mariani, the crisis of French agriculture, provoked demonstrations of disagreement farmers in this country, related, as well as among them, with the consequences of the sanctions policy of the West regarding Russia.
Relations between Russia and the West deteriorated in connection with the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the US from point penalties against private individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of Russia's economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have entered against her punishment: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway.