Debrecen will host the meeting of the EU’s agricultural ministers

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During the Hungarian EU-presidency the informal meeting of EU ministers for agriculture will be held from May 29 to May 31, 2011 in Debrecen – announced Sandor Fazekas, Rural Development Minister.

Theministerand Lajos Kosa (Fidesz) mayorvisited the sites of the future ministerial meeting. The most important issue of the meeting is the joint agricultural policybecause Hungary has a strong common interest in a balanced agricultural policy, which will compensate for the support of the member states.
He told that the ministers will be guided into one of Hungary’s most important agriculturalwhen they going to visit Debrecen, Hortobágy and the Tiszantul area`s natural treasures and traditions.
Themost important issues will be the relationship between the "the axes of financing" directly related to agricultural subsidies, rural development assistance rates, challenges to the market of dairy products, food safety issues and product`s designations of originwere the mentioned problems by the Hungarian Minister.
Sandor Fazekas added that the European Union can compete especially with quality products with the new competitors on world markets in the future.

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