Peasants' Party calls for farmers

  • 1999-10-28
VILNIUS (BNS) - Lithuania's Peasants' Party is organizing an unprecedented farmers' protest, asking farmers to clog the courts with civil cases against the government. This protest is planned for Nov.10 in all regions of the country, unless the government fulfills demands by the farmers' protest action center. Farmers are demanding a timetable be drawn up by Nov.1 for the payment of funds owed them by the government, and that the terms for loans to farmers be set back to November of 2000, Ramunas Karbauskis, chairman of the Peasants' Party and member of Parliament, said Oct. 26.Karbauskis s...
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