Poland: Farmers from Oszukana Wieś blocked the border crossings with Ukraine, the government ignores us

Supply Chain Management
Innovation & Technology
Published Apr 19, 2024

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Farmers from Podkarpacka Oszukana Wieś in Poland have started a 48-hour blockade of border crossings with Ukraine in the Podkarpackie and Lublin provinces, targeting truck traffic to protest the influx of Ukrainian grain. This action, which allows only one truck through per hour while letting passenger vehicles pass, aims to draw government attention to the farmers' plight of being unable to sell their grain due to market saturation. The farmers demand adherence to agreements made in March, including an embargo on Ukrainian agricultural products and regulated trade relations. Protest leader Roman Kondrów has warned of a permanent blockade if their demands are not met, highlighting government inaction and a lack of compromise from Ukraine.
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Farmers from Podkarpacka Oszukana Wieś blocked the border crossings with Ukraine in the province on Thursday. Podkarpackie and Lublin. The protest applies only to trucks, passenger cars and buses are allowed through. The crossings in Medyka and Korczowa in Podkarpacie and Dorohusk, Hrebenne and Zosin in the province are blocked. Lublin Province. The farmers' protest involves crossing the pedestrian crossing in front of border crossings and blocking the exit of trucks carrying loads from Poland, one truck is allowed through per hour. The protesters allow passenger cars and buses to pass. As the leader of Podkarpacka Oszukana Wieś, Roman Kondrów, told PAP, the blockade that started on Thursday is a warning protest that will last 48 hours. "If the government does not notice us, does not take us seriously and does not start meeting our demands, we will block the crossings permanently," he announced. He emphasized that farmers cannot sell their grain because the market is flooded with ...
Source: AgroPolska
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