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The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 09-01-22

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  • [01] Farmers Continue Roadblocks

  • [01] Farmers Continue Roadblocks

    Farmers' mobilizations continued on Thursday throughout the country with roadblocks and protests.The Athens-Thessaloniki national highway is closed at Tempi, central Greece, and the Mikrothebes intersection. Farmers with tractors have also closed from Tuesday noon the Greek borders with Bulgaria at the Promachonas frontier crossing.

    At Kilkis the local farmers gathered yesterday at the city's entrance, but without causing any disruption to vehicle circulation. Agriculture and Foods Minister Sotiris Hatzigakis had meetings throughout Wednesday with representatives of farmers' organizations from areas where farmers are carrying out mobilizations.

    Farmers coordinating units are planning to block Athens-Thessloniki national highway at the node of Nikaia, Larissa and Kastro, Serres and Egnatia Odos. During the night farmers will also block New-Halkidona node, Florina-Edessa national highway as well as the old national highway. In Drama the frontier station of Exohi remains blocked. In Kilkis traffic is now conducted smoothly.

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