Polish farmers blocked the border with Germany

Polish farmers blocked the border with Germany

Today, Polish farmers began blocking checkpoints on the German-Polish border.

It is reported that the blocking will last until March 20. Tagesschau reports.

At this time, protesters blocked the Gubin-Guben and Oder-Shvetsko border crossings.

Farmers arrived at the protest sites with agricultural equipment, which hampered traffic on a number of highways.

The German police reported that traffic was being redirected from blocked routes to open roads.

It is noted that up to 18 thousand trucks pass along the highway between Berlin and Warsaw every day, and demonstrators intend to allow medical and special vehicles through.

Polish farmers have been protesting for several months. Among their demands is the removal or easing of restrictions under the Green Deal.