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There is no conflict of interest between the government and protesting farmers in Poland

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Published Feb 12, 2024

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Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk has dismissed significant conflict of interest between the government and protesting farmers over Ukrainian agricultural exports. He criticized Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski's positive stance on the Green Deal's impact on Polish agriculture and expressed concern over the inflow of Ukrainian products potentially harming Polish professional groups. Tusk warned of rising anti-Ukrainian sentiment due to the economic conflict and called for respect for individual Western community members' interests. He also announced the commencement of random checks at the Polish-Lithuanian border to control Ukrainian product flow. The article also highlights the need for enhanced border protection and service rebuilding, suggesting increased personnel deployment at problematic areas.
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I don't think there is any significant conflict of opinion or interest between the government team and the protesting farmers. Certainly not regarding Ukraine. Certainly not regarding the export of Ukrainian agricultural products without any restrictions, the Prime Minister said on Sunday in Morąg (Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship). During Sunday's meeting, Prime Minister Donald Tusk raised, among others: agricultural issues. He said that decisions regarding Ukraine and the Green Deal cannot be allowed to "directly harm the interests of thousands of farmers in Poland and Europe." "But in Poland it is particularly severe. We know why, for geographical reasons. But also because there are still a lot of people, a lot of farms, so there is no point in pretending that Poland is not a special case here. On the contrary, that's why we have to talk about it very loudly," said Prime Minister Donald Tusk. On this occasion, the Prime Minister negatively assessed the actions of the Commissioner ...
Source: AgroPolska
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