Macron BLASTED by FURIOUS crowds over agricultural policy

Macron BLASTED by FURIOUS crowds over agricultural policy
 

The French President, Emmanuel Macron, was confronted by hostile crowds on Saturday during his first visit as President to France’s largest agricultural fair.
Mr Macron faces growing pressure as he faces up to France’s powerful agricultural lobby, who have been angered by EU trade talks and Chinese land purchases.
Stephane Le Druillennec, a farmer from Brittany, said: “He listens to us but we are still waiting. We want to believe that he will do what he says.
Another farmer at the event, Jean-Noel Laverner, said: “It’s too soon to judge him but the ideas are there.”
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25 February 2018 in World News, Views: 125
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