The border with Lithuania will soon be blocked due to the grain carousel. But won't the local farmers join?

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Published Feb 27, 2024

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Lithuanian farmers have decided not to participate in the Polish farmers' protest against the transit of Ukrainian grain, which is set to block the largest border crossing between Poland and Lithuania. Auszrys Macijauskas, chairman of the Lithuanian Grain Producers Association, acknowledged the issue with Ukrainian grain control but stated that Lithuanian farmers will not block it, as Russian grain poses a bigger problem for them.
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Lithuanian farmers will not join the announced protest of Polish farmers and will not block the largest border crossing between the two countries, Kalwaria-Budzisko, announced the chairman of the Lithuanian Grain Producers Association, Auszrys Macijauskas, on Monday. The blockade of the Polish-Lithuanian border crossing due to the transit of Ukrainian grain is to start on Friday and last for a week. “Lithuanian farmers have not blocked, do not block and do not intend to block Ukrainian grain. (...) We see the problem, but we understand the situation of Ukrainian farmers," Macijauskas said in an interview with Lithuanian public radio LRT. The chairman of the Association of Grain Producers admitted that there is a problem with the control of Ukrainian grain that should be resolved by the government, but emphasized that "a bigger problem for Lithuanian farmers is Russian grain." On March 1, Polish farmers announce a blockade of the Polish-Lithuanian border and do not rule out that ...
Source: AgroPolska
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