EU Farm Protests Continue

Across Europe, farmer protests are forcing a shift in EU policy. Facing low incomes, competition from tariff-free imports from Ukraine, and environmental regulations, EU farmers have taken to the streets, influencing decisions before crucial elections. The protests have led to a rollback of green initiatives like stricter nature protection and pesticide limitations.
Environmentalists warn that this weakens the EU’s Green Deal goals. Additionally, many emerging political parties prioritize appeasing farmers, which might benefit opposition parties in the upcoming elections that seek to consolidate the rural vote across Europe.

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