Farmers' protest in Poland will be extended until April

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Published Feb 21, 2024

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Polish farmers, led by Roman Kondrów of the 'Podkarpacka cheated village', are extending their protests until April due to unfulfilled demands, including a ban on certain Ukrainian imports. They argue that the influx of Ukrainian goods, especially grain, is negatively impacting their livelihoods. The farmers are also against the EU Green Deal and accuse the Polish government and Brussels politicians of lack of support. The protests involve blocking national roads, expressways, and highways.
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We want to extend the farmers' protest until April - announced the leader of the "Podkarpacka cheated village" Roman Kondrów on Tuesday. He added that farmers feel cheated by the government because their demands regarding, among others, ban on the import of certain goods from Ukraine has not been implemented. On Tuesday, farmers are protesting on some national roads, expressways and highways, including: against the introduction of the Green Deal and the inflow of goods from Ukraine. The leader of the "Podkarpacka cheated village", Roman Kondrów, said on RMF FM that traffic on the roads would be suspended for 12 hours. "The farmer is stubborn and will not give in. We are flooded with grain from Ukraine. We are told that we are against Ukraine. We, farmers from Podkarpacie and all over Poland, were the first to extend a friendly hand and welcome our brothers from Ukraine. And at this moment we are because of them harmed because various mafias introduce this grain to Poland," said ...
Source: AgroPolska
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