Commissioner Damanaki meets with German Minister Ilse Aigner to discuss the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy
Commissioner Maria Damanaki met Ilse Aigner, German Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, to discuss the key-elements of the reform of the EU Common Fisheries Policy.
At the end of the meeting, Commissioner Damanaki said "I wish to thank Minister Aigner for being a staunch supporter of a thorough reform for a sustainable fisheries policy. I am grateful for that." And she added: "Germany has a clear approach in supporting the key elements of the reform, namely a cut-off date for MSY and cut-off dates for ending the wasteful practice of discards. This is crucial".