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The committee on agriculture in the European Parliament has taken a fundamental decision in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic: adopt the transitional regulation which will prolong the Common Agriculture Policy rules for two more years and avoid the 4% cut to the direct payments and the 15% to the rural development. On the basis of this crucial decision, the EU Parliament will now kick off the interinstitutional negotiations (trilogue) on the rules which must be in place for farmers from January next year.

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AGUILERA Clara

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Spain

DE CASTRO Paolo

Coordinator
Italy

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