Farm­ers to re­view ac­tion

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Rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the 34 road­side block­ades that farm­ers have set up around the coun­try are due to meet in Larissa, cen­tral Greece, to­day to de­cide on how to con­tinue their protests over tax­a­tion and a range of other is­sues.

Al­ter­nate Agri­cul­tural Devel­op­ment Min­is­ter Max­i­mos Harakopou­los is also due to meet to­day with farm­ers from Ileia, the Pelo­pon­nese, and Ser­res, north­ern Greece. Demo­cratic Left leader Fo­tis Kou­velis has also agreed to hold talks with farm­ers to­day.

Farm­ers at the Nikaia junc­tion of the Athens-Thes­sa­loniki na­tional road in cen­tral Greece blocked the high­way for about two hours yes­ter­day.

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