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“They are making a mistake”: Marc Fesneau “regrets” the egg throwing and booing at the Agricultural Show

The Minister of Agriculture was the target this Friday, March 1, of throwing eggs and whistles at the Agricultural Exhibition. According to him, violence “is never a mode of expression.”

A chaotic end to the visit. This Friday, March 1, the Ministers of Ecological Transition and Agriculture, Christophe Béchu and Marc Fesneau, were the subject of eggs and whistles at the Agricultural Show. An incident that Marc Fesneau “regrets” on RTL.

“If you think it is smart to solve the problems, you are making a mistake,” he lamented.

“Isolated individuals”

In the middle of the afternoon, around twenty people, some of whom declared themselves members of the FNSEA departmental federation of Seine-et-Marne, shouted in particular “resignation of Fesneau” and brandished signs “Go back to Earth”, after The two ministers were on the stage of Ademe, the ecological transition agency, which forced them to shorten the event.

The Minister of Agriculture told our colleagues “to regret these types of acts” committed by “a certain number of isolated people.” According to him, the use of violence “is never a mode of expression.”

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This incident occurs a few hours after an action carried out by the Rural Coordination at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. According to police headquarters, 66 people were arrested. Last Saturday, the visit of the President of the Republic was also disrupted by the anger of farmers, in a context of agricultural crisis.

“This will not deviate me from the path that is mine and that of the government, which is to answer farmers’ questions,” Marc Fesneau launched, ensuring that he had no “advice to give to the unions.” .

Author: Theo Putavy
Source: BFM TV

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