A assembly took place yesterday, Tuesday, Jul 28, between Minister for Agriculture, Food and a Marine, Dara Calleary, and European Commissioner for Trade Phil Hogan.
The video discussion assembly took place as partial of a wider operation of engagements undertaken by a apportion with pivotal total in new days.
Commenting after a meeting, Minister Calleary said: “I was gratified to have a event currently to settle hit with Commissioner Hogan. Understandably, Brexit and a wider general trade sourroundings were a dual overarching themes of a discussions.
I had a really useful sell with Commissioner Hogan on a stream state of play in a EU-UK negotiations, and took a event to echo Ireland’s agri-food and fisheries priorities in these negotiations.
“I welcomed a agreement on a MFF [the EU’s Multiannual Financial Framework] final week, in sold a €5 Billion Brexit Adjustment Fund, for those member states many negatively influenced by Brexit,” a apportion added.
The span also had a “useful exchange” on a general trade environment, including recent heightening tensions between a US and China.
Minister Calleary also brought adult a EU-Mercosur trade agreement.
I found today’s discussions intensely helpful. we have already had poignant rendezvous with a categorical stakeholders domestically and during EU turn and we will be stability this routine of rendezvous over a entrance days.
“Last week we had prolific discussions with Irish tillage organisations and tomorrow we will accommodate with attention representatives,” a apportion added.
Fair Deal Scheme
In other agri-politics developments, legislation relating to a Fair Deal Scheme is set to come before a Dáil during a autumn session, according to Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar.
Speaking in a residence final week, in response to a doubt from eccentric Cork South-West TD Michael Collins, a Tánaiste said: “I trust that legislation will be on a autumn schedule, when we come behind in September.”
Earlier this month, Taoiseach Micheál Martin also indicated a probable timeline for a legislation, saying: “I do not consider that legislation will be dealt with this month, so it will tumble to a autumn session.”
Call for price
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