ZAGREB, January 17, 2020 – Croatia is this year’s partner country of the International Green Week in Berlin, the world’s biggest fair for food, agriculture and horticulture, and the event, which is taking place at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds until 24 January, was formally opened on Thursday.
On that occasion Prime Minister Andrej Plenković promised to see to it that farmers could be better treated in the new multiannual budget of the European Union. He recalled that the negotiations on the Multiannual Financial Framework are under way.
Earlier on Thursday, Plenković and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the coordination of activities pertaining to the presidency of the Council of the European Union considering the fact that Croatia is the current country-in-chair and Germany will be the next one in the second half of 2020.
Plenković said that farmers and producers of agricultural products deserved a special attention during the Croatian presidency of the EU.
We are going to place an emphasis on family-run small farms, he added.
The ceremony of the opening of Green Week will be held on Friday morning with the German and Croatian farm ministers, Julia Kloeckner and Marija Vučković attending it.
A record high 1,800 exhibitors from 72 countries are taking part in the show.
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