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Polish farmers start unblocking the border with Ukraine

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Ukraine
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Published Apr 24, 2024

Tridge summary

Polish farmers have ended their blockade of the Dorohusk-Yagodyn checkpoint on the border with Ukraine, following negotiations that secured additional EU funding and a review of the Green Deal policy. However, the Rava-Ruska – Hrebenne crossing remains blocked, with farmers allowing up to 60 trucks a day to leave Ukraine, excluding those transporting agricultural products. The move has drawn criticism from the Polish Prime Minister and trade associations in Belgium, Austria, the Netherlands, and Italy, which have called on EU companies to boycott Polish carriers involved in the blockade.
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After the local elections were over and after receiving aid from the EU, the Polish authorities became more active in responding to the blockade of the border with Ukraine, so local farmers began to unblock the checkpoints. By striking at the border, Polish farmers have secured additional funding from the EU and a promise to revise the Green Deal policy in European agriculture. Yesterday, the farmers ended the blockade of the Dorohusk-Yagodyn checkpoint, which had been in place since February 9, and the day before they resumed truck traffic through the Shehyni-Medyka and Krakivets-Korchova crossings. The Rava-Ruska – Hrebenne crossing remains blocked on the Polish side, but the protesters promised to allow up to 60 trucks a day to leave Ukraine, except for vehicles transporting agricultural products (cargoes of groups 1-24). After the European Council summit, Polish Prime Minister D. Tusk said that the country’s authorities could not allow border blockades regardless of the ...
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