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Poland could temporarily close the border with Ukraine due to the conflict over imports

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Published Mar 1, 2024

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Poland's Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, has revealed that the country is considering a temporary closure of its border with Ukraine due to a dispute over grain imports to Europe. Tusk proposed that Poland could purchase and subsidize the grain to compete with Ukrainian grain. He also confirmed a meeting with agricultural associations and the availability of 6 billion in European funds for aid, compensation, and credits for Polish farmers. This follows recent attacks on Ukrainian transport convoys and grain trucks at the border.
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The Prime Minister of Poland, Donald Tusk, announced this Wednesday - February 28 - in Warsaw that they are in talks with Ukraine to agree on a possible temporary closure of the Polish-Ukrainian border due to the existing conflict over grain imports to Europe. . Tusk explained that a possible solution to the Ukrainian grain conflict could be "for the Polish State to buy this grain and subsidize it, so that Polish grain has a more attractive price than that of Ukraine." The head of the Polish Government noted that such a measure "would be painful" but was willing "to make difficult decisions regarding the war with Ukraine, but always consulting with kyiv beforehand." On the other hand, he announced that this Thursday he will meet with representatives of the agricultural associations that have been carrying out a protest campaign throughout the country for weeks. Likewise, he confirmed that "in the coming days" 6 billion European funds will be available that ...
Source: Agropopular
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