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EU: Visegrad countries' agricultural organizations are holding a joint farmer demonstration

Lithuania
Published Feb 20, 2024

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Agricultural chambers from the Visegrad countries, Latvia, and Lithuania are planning a demonstration on February 22 to protest against the negative effects of Ukrainian grain and food imports on European farmers. Balázs Győrffy, president of the National Chamber of Agrarian Economy (NAK), has criticized the European Agricultural Policy (CAP) and the European Green Deal, expressing concerns about the unrestricted import of Ukrainian products that allegedly do not meet European food safety standards. He also pointed out that most of Ukraine's largest agricultural companies are registered in Western Europe and the US, implying that these companies are profiting at the expense of European farmers.
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The agrarian chambers of the Visegrad countries are organizing a joint demonstration together with the representatives of Latvia and Lithuania on February 22, drawing the public's attention to the fact that the grain and food coming from Ukraine is ruining European farmers - Balázs Győrffy, the president of the National Chamber of Agrarian Economy (NAK), spoke about this in the M1 current channel on Monday. (Photo: Pixabay) He said that in recent years, the European Agricultural Policy (CAP) has turned into a dead end, livestock keepers and agricultural producers have been branded as climate killers and this has been confirmed by legislation. Speaking about the European Green Deal, he explained: it is an unprofessional and unfounded dictate. After the farmers' protests of the past period, the decision-makers are starting to back away from this, presumably because of the upcoming EP elections. Added to this is the unrestricted import of grain and food from Ukraine into the EU - ...
Source: Trademagazin
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