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Sunday, 20.04.2014, 23:54
The European Commission (EC) approved of the initiative proposed by Lithuania and established an additional possibility to cover losses sustained by pig farmers due to preventive measures against African swine fever, informs LETA/ELTA.
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Lithuanian citizens, who have signed for land sale ban to foreigners, are being prosecuted. The police are set at them, informed LETA/ELTA, referring to Respublika.
The Agriculture Ministry has completed analysis of incoming data about winter crops destroyed by the snowless winter and decided to turn the European Commission asking it to help Latvian farmers, as the ministry informed the Nozare.lv portal, cites LETA.
On Thursday the Parliament decided that the referendum on the sale of land to foreigners will take place on 29 June. However, the issue might still be addressed by the Constitutional Court, informs LETA/ELTA.
Estonian Social Democratic Party member Ivari Padar gave his oath of office at the parliament on Monday as the new government's agriculture minister, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Proposed restrictions on purchase of agricultural land will affect three Lithuanian capital companies which shares are sold on Vilnius NASDAQ OMX stock exchange and will cause detriment to minor shareholders of the companies, reports LETA/ELTA.
On Thursday, the European Commission (EC) decided to turn to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the planned Russia's embargo on meat products from the European Union (EU), informs LETA/ELTA.