As requested by the Italian Minister Maurizio Martina on 14 August, an extraordinary Agriculture Council (Agrifish) will take place in Brussels on Friday 5 September. Emphasis is being placed on the urgent need to identify joint actions to counter the Russian embargo on some European agri-food products. The Italian Presidency intends to determine concrete initiatives to support the agri-food sectors most closely concerned.
The next Council is scheduled on 13 and 14 October.
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