French farmers blocked the opening of an agricultural exhibition

Innovation & Technology
Published Feb 25, 2024

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French farmers, protesting against the country's farming crisis, disrupted the opening of the International Agricultural Exhibition in Paris, attended by President Emmanuel Macron. The protests, which began on January 18th with nationwide blockades, escalated into clashes with the police as farmers attempted to break into the exhibition. Despite the government's concessions, the farmers' issues remain unresolved.
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Protesting French farmers blocked the opening of this year's edition of the International Agricultural Exhibition in the capital Paris, which was attended by the country's President Emmanuel Macron, the Bulgarian National Radio reported. The doors of the exhibition remained closed in the morning. The opening of the exhibition was delayed and Macron was booed at the entrance by protesting farmers, some of whom spent the night outside the complex and tried to break through the fences to get inside. There were clashes with the police. "The exhibition must proceed peacefully. You are not helping your colleagues by obstructing the exhibition. The farming crisis will not be solved today," said the French president. ...
Source: Sinor
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