Farmers’ crucial meeting with gov’t VP Dragasakis on Thursday

A delegation of the farmers and livestock breeders are on their way to Athens to meet with government’s vice president Yiannis Dragasakis and Finance, Labour and Agriculture Ministries’ officials.

The meeting is scheduled for 16:00 on Thursday.

“Our 17-member delegation that will participate in the meeting expect from the government to propose some relief measures on the high production cost.

Meanwhile, farmers continue to keep closed the border post at Evzoni on the Greek-Fyrom borders while farmers from Central Macedonia said that will block the road that leads to Doirani border post on the Greek-Fyrom borders from 15:00 to 17:00.

Farmers throughout Greece are expecting the outcome of their delegation’s meeting with the government and afterward they will meet to decide on the future actions.