It is an urgent meeting to assess the impact with the Environment Minister. Rosa Aguilar will ask to appear in the Congress of Deputies. There will be another meeting with the sector to negotiate the recovery of the cucumber campaign. The Government has summoned this Thursday in Madrid to regional directors of agriculture to a meeting of extraordinary and urgent nature to assess the impact of the crisis of cucumber, in an encounter that will preside over the Minister of environment and rural and Marine Affairs (MARM), Rosa Aguilar. The gravity of the situation also carried the Minister to develop closer contacts with the political forces represented in Parliament and with fruit and vegetable producers, while waiting for the reactivation of the foreign markets.
MARM has announced that Aguilar asked the Bureau of the Congress of Deputies his hearing to facilitate all the information and documentation of this matter to the different parliamentary groups. On the other hand, speaking to Onda Cero, the Minister has qualified for outrageous performance of the German authorities in this alert and has lamented that even the Federal Government does not give his arm to twist. Without tests may not cause such tremendous damage and that has caused, said Aguilar, noting that Angela Merkel will on its own and here we must strengthen the European Union. In addition, has dndido that Spain is not weak and has been able to stand up to Germany from the outset, at the time who has declared that in PP throw the blame on the Government of Spain, when they have to look at Germany. The sanitary alert Friday will, for its part, a new meeting with the sector to begin defining a campaign for recovery of the market within the framework of the European Union (EU). At the moment, the European Commission has withdrawn the sanitary alert on Spanish cucumbers, after analyses have confirmed that they are totally clean and that they are not the source of the infection that has killed 17 people.