10.02.2024 – 09:58
Updated: 10.02.2024 – 11:00
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Farmers blocked the A-3 highway at Shiva Peak (Foya de Buñol) on the fifth day of mobilization in the sector.
The blockage began at point 327 of the road to Madrid early in the morning, around 7.00. The road has witnessed a complete collapse at the present time, with a delay of one kilometer, with movement on one of the road lanes being allowed intermittently.
The protest comes the day after movements left nearly thirty kilometers of roadblocks on the N-330 highway near Castelfabe (Raco Damimos). In Cerdanya, farmers' protests also forced the blocking of the Kadi Tunnel on the C-16 motorway for three-quarters of an hour in the afternoon.
Agricultural organizations are calling on the Spanish government to find immediate solutions to address rural problems related to the consequences of drought, the war in Ukraine, prices and production costs, as well as a simplification and flexibility of the Common Agricultural Policy (PAC). For the European Union.
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