The Polish farmers have announced a new nationwide strike, scheduled to start on February 9 and last until March 10. Protesters plan to block all border crossings between Poland and Ukraine, as well as roads and highways throughout the country.

This was reported by the farmers union “Solidarność”.

The farmers consider their decision to be a forced measure, as they are dissatisfied with the “passivity of the Polish government, declarations of cooperation with the European Commission, and statements about compliance with all EC decisions regarding the import of agricultural products and food from Ukraine”.

It’s worth noting that the European Commission has proposed to extend the suspension of import duties for agricultural goods from Ukraine for the year 2024, but with certain limitations. This initiative aims to maintain duty-free access for Ukrainian entrepreneurs to European markets, promoting economic stability and expanding opportunities for Ukrainian businesses.

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