Feb 14, 1998, 12:01 AM
News Code: 9120413
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greece in blockades road begin farmers saturday greece northern in farmers protesting - irna 14,.feb athens, highway north-south the on points two on tractors of tens placed city second-largest the and athens between traffic road disrupting .salonica tembi, in highway national the blocked farmers morning today placed they afternoon the in later and athens, of north km 400 salonica outside highway the on vehicles farm other and tractors .demands their accept to government the press to visited papariga, aleka party, communist greek the of leader the her expressed and afternoon saturday tembi in farmers protesting the ".struggle their" to support party's meeting was tzoumakas stephanos minister agriculture meanwhile, and macedonia the in federations farmers' of representatives with .afternoon today problems their discuss to region thrace make to failed thursday on farmers and government the between talks on rates interest decreased subsidies, crop for demands on headway any farmers several against action court to end an and fuel cheaper loans, .demonstrations year's last in charged road paralyzed 1996 december in farmers by blockade road 3-week a .dollars of millions economy country's the costing greece in traffic nk/rr end