Hungarian farmers protest to demand faster subsidy payment

by 5m Editor
17 February 2005, at 12:00am

HUNGARY - Four agricultural organizations are currently holding a demonstration in Kossuth Square [outside the parliament building and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development]. They are about to submit a petition to the agriculture minister. The National Federation of Farmer Circles [pro-opposition group] will hold a similar demonstration on 21 February, but they will drive their tractors to the capital. Karoly Levai reports from the scene of the current demonstration. Source: Hoovers News

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