Around 200 Baltic farmers demanded fair direct payments in Brussels

  • 2018-12-20
  • LETA/TBT Staff
Around 200 farmers from the Baltic states joined farmers from the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia in a protest in Brussels on December 13 to demand fair direct subsidy payments across the European Union (EU), representatives of Latvian agricultural NGOs said. Maira Dzelzkaleja-Burmistre, vice-chairperson of NGO Zemnieku Saeima (Farmers’ Assembly), said that the first protest, which was held at Schuman Roundabout in Brussels, gathered roughly 200 farmers from all three Baltic states and that the protest was successful, with the farmers expressing their position o...
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