Agriculture Minister Offers Partnership to Dissatisfied Farmers
Ljubljana, 5 September - The Slovenian farmers who protested in the capital on Thursday met with Agriculture Minister Franci But after the rally to discuss in more detail different issues of the agriculture policy. The minister said following the talks that he agrees with the farmers on some points, such as increasing subventions to the EU average by 2004, and even offered them a partnership in negotiations on EU accession and on budget demands.
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