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The head of Farmers and Agricultural Organizations wants the government to submit a declaration to the European Commission that Poland is completely withdrawing from the Green Deal

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Published Feb 21, 2024

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Polish farmers, under the leadership of Sławomir Izdebski, chairman of OPZZ Farmers and Agricultural Organizations, are protesting against the European Green Deal and demanding the government's withdrawal from it. They are also seeking a halt to the unregulated import of agricultural products from Ukraine and the continuation of fur farming in Poland. Despite discussions with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Czesław Siekierski, the farmers assert that there have been no substantial negotiations with the government. A larger protest, involving agricultural organizations from across Europe, is scheduled for February 27.
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We want the government to declare its withdrawal from the Green Deal, Sławomir Izdebski, chairman of OPZZ Farmers and Agricultural Organizations, told PAP. Farmers also expect the uncontrolled import of agricultural products from Ukraine to be stopped and fur farming to be maintained in Poland. The head of OPZZ indicated that the aim of Tuesday's protest was to block farmers, among others. expressways and roads, is for the government to implement their three demands. "We say stop to the Green Deal, stop importing agricultural products from Ukraine, stop limiting breeding in Poland," he emphasized. He noted that although representatives of agricultural organizations met with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Czesław Siekierski, there were no real talks with the government. "We want the government to submit a declaration to the European Commission that Poland is completely withdrawing from the Green Deal," he said. Moreover, he added, "we expect a halt to the ...
Source: AgroPolska
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