the Federal environment Minister, Svenja Schulze (SPD) has accused Minister of agriculture, Julia Klöckner (CDU) before the start of the Green week to block an EU agriculture turning in the direction of more protection of the environment. "So far, Germany is in Brussels, unfortunately, only an onlooker," said Schulze of the "New Osnabrücker Zeitung" of Thursday. "Due to lack of support from the Ministry of agriculture, we were able to support the Federal government so far not a single concrete proposals for environmental protection in the agricultural support."
It was "urgently necessary that all of the Federal government's clear Position for more environmental protection and more social justice in the distribution of EU funds", said the Minister of the environment. Specifically, it is necessary to provide more money for environmental measures, rather than for flat surface support.More about
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to be EU-wide minimum standards for the protection of nature and environment is necessary. "Here I miss so far is the support from the Ministry of agriculture," said Schulze. "Now to be taken in Brussels on the pegs. We can not longer stand by and watch silently." (AFP)