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Blocking of the RN12 and truck checks, pig farmers have not released the pressure – Saint-Brieuc
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Blocking of the RN12 and truck checks, pig farmers have not released the pressure – Saint-Brieuc
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When the prefect of Côtes-d’Armor, Thierry Mosimann, left some 200 angry pig farmers on Thursday around 9:30 p.m., there was no doubt that the night was going to be long. Visibly not reassured by the announcements of the representative of the State, who had just told them that he had relayed their grievances to the Ministry of Agriculture, but that in the state no decision could be taken, some demonstrators decided to continue the action.

Direction the interchange of Saint-René, in Hillion, to block the RN12, in both directions, and control the refrigerated trucks. But before breaking camp from Place Général-De Gaulle, in Saint-Brieuc, where they had been gathered since mid-afternoon, they came to challenge the police, with jets of eggs.

Before leaving the prefecture square in Saint-Brieuc, the pig farmers came to challenge the police who were protecting the prefecture. (The Telegram/Nicolas Salles)

Other actions to come

In Saint-René, the tractors had no trouble blocking traffic on the expressway, causing traffic jams in both directions. This is where checks on heavy goods vehicles and the origin of the products transported began. An operation that took place calmly, even if the gendarmes had to intervene once to avoid any overflow.

Blocking of the RN12 and truck checks, pig farmers have not released the pressure – Saint-Brieuc
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After leaving Saint-Brieuc, the breeders blocked the RN12 in both directions, near Hillion. (The Telegram/Laurent Marc)

At midnight, the RN12 was still blocked. For their part, the union representatives of the FDSEA and JA22 intend to keep up the pressure. In the line of sight, the large distribution, of which certain signs do not play the game according to them. Above all, if no state announcement is made soon, they promise to resume actions in the coming days. By amplifying the movement.



Blocking of the RN12 and truck checks, pig farmers have not released the pressure – Saint-Brieuc
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