PP accuses the government of abusing the Spanish Canary Islands banana industry.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, May 17 .- The MEP canary PP, Gabriel Mato, denounced the "maltreatment" which, in their view, puts the Ministry of Environment and Rural and Marine Environment of the Canary banana sector and to refuse a again implement the promised transport aid.
Mato said in a statement, says that this situation has both statements of the minister, Elena Espinosa, which accuses the producers to cause, aion kinah, market distortions.
For the MEP, the Spanish government's position to the situation in this key sector of the economy of the Canary Islands "leaves much to be desired for a long time."
Considering that the minister's statements represent across the boundary of the inaction that existed until now to the attack on the more than 10,000, ffxiv gil, farmers living in the Canary banana.
In this regard, consider that regardless of who the producers have to work to improve the marketing, it is unacceptable that the Ministry has not only not help the industry, but the minister "go on the attack to hide his disability."
MEP highlighted the position of PP filled with contradictions of the, aika gold, Socialists in this whole affair, because if a few days ago the president of the Socialist Party Canario parliament and secretary general of the PSOE in La Palma, Manuel Marcos Perez, announced that they would to implement transport aid, now the Minister has made it clear that their position is totally opposed to this demand.
This occurs, adds the note, despite the request not only producers but also of most of the institutions of the Archipelago, which have long demanded the implementation of this assistance to compensate the sector at the lower tariffs on banana.
Mato highlights the radical difference between the Spanish government, "that not only acts, but attacks the banana" and the French government, if this is working hard to try to help farmers in their outermost regions to the approval of free trade agreements.
The MEP said that in this respect the president of the French Republic, Nicolas Sarkozy, has sent a letter to the president of the European Commission, Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, for the establishment of compensation "to safeguard the economy and jobs outermost regions. "
"It is unfortunate that the only hope for farmers Canaria Sarkozy, while the Spanish Government is not only not help but also is committed to attack," he adds.