World 23.1.2017 04:13 pm

Angry farmers spray EU HQ with milk powder

European dairy farmers protesting against falling prices sprayed tonnes of milk powder over the EU’s headquarters on Monday as agriculture ministers held talks there.

Dozens of farmers from Belgium, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Lithuania used a powerful spray on the back of a tractor to turn the European Council building snowy white. They were protesting against a decision by the European Commission, the executive arm of the 28-nation EU, to gradually put back on the market milk powder stocks that had been withdrawn.

Angry farmers spray EU HQ with milk powder
Angry farmers spray EU HQ with milk powder

Angry farmers spray EU HQ with milk powder

European dairy farmers protesting against falling prices sprayed tonnes of milk powder over the EU’s headquarters on Monday as agriculture ministers held talks there.

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