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Commissioner Hogan continues diplomatic offensive in Saudi Arabia and Iran

Commissioner Hogan continues diplomatic offensive in Saudi Arabia and Iran

Dates: 
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017 - 08:30

Agriculture and rural development Commissioner Phil Hogan will continue his series of diplomatic offensives on behalf of European food and drink products with visits to Saudi Arabia and Iran on 7-12 November 2017. As usual, Commissioner Hogan will be accompanied by a delegation of senior representatives from European food and drink companies and producer organisations.

The aim of the visit is to enhance cooperation between the EU, Saudi Arabia and Iran in the field of agriculture and rural development, in particular with a view to further developing bilateral trade in agri-food products between the EU and the two Middle Eastern countries.

Draft programmes of the business delegation activities: Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Registration is now closed. Business delegation counts 66 participants in total and is composed of companies from 21 Member States and 5 EU organizations. 56 will be travelling to Saudi Arabia and 55 to Iran.

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