Tourcoing Blocked by Tractors

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Agriculterus block of Tourcoing (Nord) this Monday, November 27, 2017

Twenty tractors blocked downtown Tourcoing (Hauts-de-France) this Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. Farmers protest …

Farmers demonstration this Monday, November 27, 2017 in Tourcoing (Hauts-de-France). Since the beginning of the afternoon, twenty tractors protest against the questioning of a promised reduction of some social contributions for farmers.

Twenty tractors are positioned blocking traffic.

The town of Tourcoing is symbolic because it is the city in which the Minister of Agriculture, Gérald Darmanin was mayor.

Several rallies were also held in the Pas-de-Calais to keep up the pressure on the government.

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