EU protest: Chaos as Greenpeace cover Parliament entrance in paint – ‘Disaster!’

Greenpeace protest against the Helen Mary in the North Sea

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The climate change activists coloured the pavement outside the EU Parliament in green paint as negotiations on the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform continue in Brussels.

The organisation tweeted: “Activists colour EU Parliament green as negotiations on EU’s #FutureOfCAP farming reform enter final stages inside

“This is no green farm policy, just #greenwashing

“The CAP plan is a disaster for small farms, nature & climate – EU Parliament must #VoteThisCAPDown”

Italian MEP Matteo Adinolfi denounced the incident on Facebook, criticising the police for its slow response to the activists’ protest.

The Lega politician blasted: “ATTACK ON THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

“Greenpeace blocks the main entrance to the European Parliament by smearing the entrance with green paint and preventing access.

“The police intervened belatedly.”

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