On 5 September extraordinary Council of EU Agriculture Ministers
In Brussels, in order to adopt measures to counter Russian embargo

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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Last update: 30 August 2014