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French farmers demand Macron's departure

France
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Published Feb 26, 2024

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Farmers in Paris, represented by the French farmers' association la Confédération Paysanne, have been protesting at the Salon International de l'Agriculture (SIA), demanding political action rather than staged debates. They blocked roads and broke through a fence to reach President Macron, leading to the cancellation of a planned debate. Their demands include an emergency law with floor prices to protect farmers, termination of free trade agreements, protection of agricultural land, and feasible and sustainable solutions for all farmers.
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It was already restless in and around the French capital on Friday, where farmers blocked roads with their tractors. On Saturday, a confrontation with police broke out at the Paris Porte de Versailles, where the SIA is being held, after a large group of activists broke through a fence to get to the president. Debate cancelled On Friday evening, Macron was to hold a major debate with the farmers, but he canceled this at the last minute. The French farmers' association la Confédération Paysanne previously announced that it does not like a staged debate, but would rather see important political decisions. For example, the union ...
Source: Nieuwe Oogst
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