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Agriculture Ministers Agree on Voluntary Modulation

Brussels, 19 March - EU agriculture ministers struck on Monday a compromise on voluntary modulation, a scheme which had been rejected by the European Parliament last year, effectively blocking 20% of the EU's rural development aid. Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc said Slovenia welcomed the agreement.

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Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc at the sidelines of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc at the sidelines of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc at the sidelines of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc at the sidelines of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc at the sidelines of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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Agriculture Minister Iztok Jarc (left) and his Polish counterpart Andrzej Lepper ahead of the Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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