A compromise has been reached with the Polish farmers protesting alongside lorry drivers on the Polish-Ukrainian border crossing in Medyka during talks with the agriculture minister, PiS spokesperson has said.
Representatives of a Polish truckers' union called on Tuesday for the country's president and prime minister to become involved in their dispute with Ukrainian competitors.
The new Polish infrastructure minister, Alvin Gajadhur, will meet with representatives of the transport industry amid protests that have blocked Poland's border crossings with Ukraine, said government spokesperson.
Polish farmers supporting protesting lorry drivers on the Polish-Ukrainian border crossing at Medyka will extend their campaign of disruption to 24 hours a day, seven days a week till January 3.
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A leader of the far-right Confederation party has said his party will support a protest by Polish road hauliers on the Ukrainian border, planned for November 6.
The EU has been working to help Ukraine export its grain to those EU states and countries worldwide where it is in demand, the EU commissioner for agriculture told the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday.
Poland's agriculture minister said on Wednesday that countries bordering Ukraine are troubled by the fact that the European Commission (EC) adopted only a temporary ban on grain imports from Ukraine.
Farmers in eastern Poland have blocked traffic near the border with Ukraine since Friday, protesting against the inflow of Ukrainian grain.
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