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Berlakovich - Agricultural subsidies must not fall

Published: September 7, 2010; 21:19 · (Vindobona)

ÖVP Minister of Agriculture Berlakovich rejected the demand of EU Budget Commissioner Lewandowski. The agricultural budget is one percent of the EU budget and can not continue to shrink.

Berlakovich - Agricultural subsidies must not fall / Picture: © Reuters

"The EU subsidies for agriculture can not continue to shrink," stresses Austrian People's Party Minister of Agriculture Niki Berlakovich on the announcement of EU Budget Commissioner Janusz Lewandowski, to try to reduce spending on agriculture in the EU budget significantly.

Because the proportion of the agricultural budget of the EU budget has been declining for years. A…

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