Greek Farmers Protest High Insurance Costs, ANA Reports

A group of Greek farmers gathered in Tripoli, southern Greece, to protest the government’s agricultural insurance costs, Athens News Agency reported.

The farmers met outside the offices of the Greek Agricultural Insurance Agency to protest against the cost of insuring agricultural products, the state-run News agency reported, citing secretary of Pan-Hellenic Agricultural Alliance, Dimitris Kolovos. They are also requesting a 100 percent guarantee for their products from the Greek state, the news service reported.

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