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Agricultural disaster

On the third day of the occupation of strategic axes round Paris, the police arrested 79 farmers who had entered the Rungis market, the place harm was dedicated. At the European degree, Brussels has proposed granting a partial exemption from fallow obligations and limiting any uncontrollable enhance in Ukrainian agricultural imports. Follow the evolution of the agricultural disaster in France and Europe stay.

Police officers stand guard as tractors are parked in front of the Rungis market near Paris, France, January 31, 2024.
Police officers stand guard as tractors are parked in entrance of the Rungis market close to Paris, France, January 31, 2024. © Sarah Meyssonnier, Reuters

The primary factor to recollect

  • Despite the manager's makes an attempt to persuade the demonstrators to cease their mobilization, the blockades of farmers elevated on Wednesday January 31 in France.
  • Eighteen individuals who tried to dam Rungis, south of Paris, had been arrested within the morning for “obstructing traffic”. Fifteen are in police custody, in response to the Créteil public prosecutor's workplace. In the night the police introduced the arrest and placement in police custody of 79 demonstrators after harm dedicated in Rungis.
  • In whole, in France, there have been greater than 80 blockages, 4,500 gadgets and 6,000 demonstrators at noon on Wednesday, in response to a police supply at AFP.
  • Heard within the Senate, the president of the FNSEA, the principle agricultural union, affirmed that he was attempting to “call for calm and reason” within the face of the anger of farmers, believing that many “European subjects” don’t ” not settled in three days.
  • The discontent goes back to Brussels, where the Minister of Agriculture Marc Fesneau is on Wednesday afternoon, before the arrival of the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, to defend several demands of farmers.
  • The European Commission has proposed several measures to try to calm the anger of the agricultural world in Europe, including the establishment of an “emergency brake” on imports of sure agricultural merchandise from Ukraine.

With AFP