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Polish farmers block a highway on the border with Germany

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Published Feb 27, 2024

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Polish farmers have staged a protest against the European Union's climate change measures, rising costs, and perceived unfair competition from third countries, especially Ukraine, by blocking the A2 motorway at a border crossing with Germany. The Polish government is seeking resolution of these issues at the EU level. Meanwhile, Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Oleksandr Kubrakov has urged Poland to penalize those responsible for the destruction of a Ukrainian grain shipment on the Polish side of the border.
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WARSAW, Feb 26 (Reuters) - Polish farmers protesting against European Union regulations and cheap food imports from Ukraine blocked the A2 motorway at a border crossing with Germany on Monday. Farmers across Europe have been protesting for weeks against the restrictions imposed on them by the European Union's measures to address climate change, as well as against rising costs and what they consider unfair competition from third countries, particularly Ukraine. Polish farmers planned to block the Swiecko crossing with Germany until early afternoon, said Adrian Wawrzyniak, spokesman for the Solidarity farmers union. "As far as I know, there are also German farmers on the German side, the passage is blocked from both sides," he said. "It is a sign of common solidarity, that both Polish and German farmers will not allow these goods from Ukraine to continue entering the European market. It is a common cause." Farmer unions are planning a large protest on Tuesday in the Polish capital, ...
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