German farmers protest in tractors at Berlin Green Week

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Farmers from across Germany converged on the capital in tractors on Saturday to demand greater government support in their customary protest at the International Green Week agricultural fair, which opened to visitors a day earlier. Participants of the “We are fed up” initiative drove 55 tractors to the Brandenburg Gate, according to a spokesperson, while hundreds more people gathered at the Berlin landmark to call for a fast turnaround in agriculture, as well as cleaner, greener farming. Many carried banners and signs, while balloons and a large inflatable insect with the inscriptions “Agribus…

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