Farmers: Kahlon to postpone reform following meeting

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon will postpone an agricultural reform that includes lowering protective import barriers for a week, according to the Farmer’s Federation

Following a meeting between the group’s secretary general Meir Tzur, Kahlon agreed to allow the farmers to propose an alternate plan that would address both farmers needs and the goal of lowering housing costs.

Earlier in the day, Knesset finance committee chairman MK Eitan Cabel (Zionist voiced sharp criticism of a farming reform that Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel proposed Wednesday).


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