Greece has failed to fulfil its obligations by failing to recover unlawful aid paid to Greek farmers as compensation for adverse weather conditions* In 2009, the Greek Agricultural Insurance Organisation (ELGA) – a public body the purpose of which is to insure agricultural holdings against damage due to natural risks – paid Greek farmers compensation totalling €425 million for damage that had occurred in 2008 as a result of adverse weather conditions. By decision of 7 December 2011, the Commission classified those measures as unlawful State aid incompatible with the internal market [1]. Accordingly, it ordered the Greek authorities

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