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The Greek Minister of AAT requests the intervention of the Commissioner at DG AGRI for OPEKEPE

Published May 27, 2024

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The Minister of Rural Development and Food, Lefteris Avgenakis, along with the President and two Vice-Presidents of OPEKEPE, is in Brussels to discuss issues with European Commissioner of Agriculture, Janus Wojciechowski. The discussion will focus on problems with the latest payments of OPEKEPE and the status of frozen TINs. Avgenakis is seeking the Commissioner's intervention in the 12-month surveillance issue. The Greek Minister is also urged to present a restoration plan to the Commission for identified deficiencies in OPEKEPE, following complex and difficult work to address these issues since 2016. The outcome of the re-inspection of OPEKEPE's accreditation in 12 months depends on this plan.
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The Minister of Rural Development and Food, Lefteris Avgenakis, is in Brussels today, Monday (27/4). He will have a meeting with the Commissioner of Agriculture, Janus Wojciechowski, on the issue of OPEKEPE. Information from AgroTypo states that he has with him the President and the two Vice-Presidents of OPEKEPE. At the meeting, the Greek Minister will report to the Commissioner the problems with the latest payments of OPEKEPE and will clarify what he has done with the payments of the frozen TINs (8,500 of the Varras list). He is expected to ask the Commissioner to intervene with DG AGRI on the problem of OPEKEPE's 12-month surveillance. "We are determined to correct all misprints. The Community is not irrational. He knows what he spotted. He knows what points he has made. We don't disagree. We are working together, because we are interested in bringing order to the area", the AAT minister has stated. We remind you that the representatives of DG AGRI will have a meeting with ...
Source: Agrotypos
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