Polish protesters end truck blockade at major Yahodyn-Dorohusk checkpoint on Ukraine border

Polish farmers stop blocking the Yahodyn-Dorohusk checkpoint
Polish farmers stop blocking the Yahodyn-Dorohusk checkpoint

Polish protesters ended the blockade of trucks on the road leading to the Yahodyn-Dorohusk checkpoint, which had been going on since Feb. 9, the State Border Guard Service reported on April 22.

The protest of Polish farmers in front of the checkpoint ended at 1:00 p.m. At present, the registration and passage of trucks across the border in both directions is carried out in the usual mode.

Blockade of the Ukrainian-Polish border

Polish protesters began to restrict traffic on the border with Ukraine on Feb. 20. Trucks were blocked at the Medyka-Shehyni, Dołhobyczów-Uhryniv, Zosin-Ustyluh, Korczowa-Krakivets, Hrebenne-Rava-Ruska, and Dorohusk-Yahodyn checkpoints.

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The blockade of the border was accompanied by cases of political provocations and damage to Ukrainian agricultural products.

The European Parliament Committee supported the extension of duty-free trade for Ukraine on March 7, 2024.

Ukraine announced on the same day that it was ready to restrict trade with the EU, but on its own terms.

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Polish farmers went on a major strike on March 20, with road blockades and protests taking place across the country. They completely blocked truck traffic at the Yahodyn and Rava-Ruska border crossings.

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