RIGA - The European Commission has approved a EUR 35.5 million direct support scheme aimed at mitigating the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on Latvia's agricultural, fisheries and food sector, LETA was told at the EU Commission.
The European Commission's Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager, who is in charge of competition policies, said that the significant extraordinary measures adopted to protect people's health during the coronavirus outbreak are causing economic tension. However, people still need to buy food, the commissioner said.
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