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Mandelson WTO proposals will devastate Irish agriculture- de Brún (photo attached)

21 July, 2008 - by Martina Anderson MEP

Sinn Fein MEP Bairbre de Brun has today lent her support to farmers protesting outside Leinster House against Commissioner Mandelson's WTO proposals.

After speaking with protesting farmers today Ms de Brun said:

'The Mandelson WTO proposals will devastate Irish agriculture while doing nothing to help those in developing countries. Farmers rightly voiced their concerns about these proposals on the occasion of EU President Sarkozy's visit to Ireland today and I am more than happy to lend them my support.'

Speaking in support of protesting fishermen also outside Government Buildings, Ms de Brun. said

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