The protest of the farmers resembles the saying "Feed a dog to bark at you". The subsidies that our farmers receive take as much as everyone except Romania. They also received aid because of Ukrainian imports. It's all paid down to a penny. This was stated by the Minister of Agriculture and Food Kiril VatevKiril Vatev as a member of the Management Board of the Association of Meat Processors and owner of the show "More from the day" on BNT.

He noted that the five countries around Ukraine were the most affected by the imports.

"A very careful review of farms will be done to see if the claimed number of animals is available. He gave the example of farmers who look after many animals and sell at the market, but do not protest, "said the agriculture minister.

Kiril Vatev: In agriculture the situation is very difficult

"The big problem is that Bulgaria differs from other European countries. Helping everyone with everything is not politics. Each country has chosen what to support itself in order to be stronger in the market. Everything is supported by us - this is a mistake. We do not strive for maximum productivity, but for maximum subsidization, so we have to import products, "explained Minister Vatev.

"It was not planned to sell state land. A request came to us, if this land is sold at a certain price, what revenue will be generated. We replied that annually from this land revenues of 90m euros come from this land. left in the ministry. We explained that this would be a loss for our country and our opinion is negative," he said in connection with the concern that the sale of state land is planned.

On the occasion of the requested resignation of the Minister of Agriculture, Kiril VatevKiril Vatev as a member of the Management Board of the Association of Meat Processors and owner of the Association of Meat Processors said that he sees no reason for this.

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