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– Some farmers are planning today driving in circles on highways through the whole country. There was early in the morning nnothing to notice according to Rijkswaterstaat and the ANWB, but if all plans discussed online are implemented, can it get very busy on the roads.
– The farmers’ protests seem at first to be mainly focus on the supermarkets† Across the country, protesting farmers block the distribution centers of chains like with their tractors Jumbo, Albert Heijn, Lidl and Boni† Supermarket umbrella organization CBL calls on farmers to lift the blockades immediately.
– Ferry services to and from Terschelling, Vlieland and Schiermonnikoog can today for the time being no passengers transfer. fishermen who have joined the peasant protests have opened the ports of Lauwersoog and Harlingen blocked, according to Rijkswaterstaat. Unpleasant Texel the ferry is running again in the meantime.
Farmers had previously announced that they would ‘complete the whole of the Netherlands’ today out of dissatisfaction with the cabinet’s nitrogen plans. They have called on each other to take action at the airports, distribution centers and the port of Rotterdam. Little is known about the plans.
Army heavy equipment is also available, says Willem Woelders, head of operations at the national police unit. ,,There are good agreements with defense. We have larger vehicles and flatbed trailers ready and on call, to block roads and tow tractors. You don’t do that with a Volkswagen.”