Today's vote makes it crystal clear that there is overwhelming scientific, political and public support for a ban.
Those countries opposing a ban have failed. Now, the Commission must draw the only conclusion possible and immediately halt the use of these pesticides as a first step to protect European food production and ecosystem.
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