Thursday, November 22, Brussels - President Dalia Grybauskaitė, attending a special meeting of the European Council, met with Lithuanian farmers who came to Brussels and thanked them for their support in the negotiations.
"I would like to thank the farmers for their support. It is very important that you are here, in Brussels. Lithuania has difficult negotiations ahead on multiannual financial framework of the European Union. I wish you all togetherness, patience and perseverance in efforts to attain the result which is the best to Lithuania," the President said.
In the negotiations, Lithuania seeks to achieve that direct payments to the farmers reach the EU average more rapidly. Currently, the payments to the Baltic farmers are the lowest in Europe.
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