Farmers planning blockade of national road on Jan. 28

Farmers of Larissa and Karditsa in central Greece will block parts of the national road on Monday, January 28, they said on Wednesday.

Part of actions coordinated by the National Committee of Blockades, the farmers are protesting among other things production costs, taxation issues and low prices for their products.

The decision of where the blockades will be placed on the national highway will be decided at a later date, in the case of Karditsa, and will be outside the city in the case of Larissa, while more cities are expected to be joining the action on Jan. 28.